Google may be getting ready to launch paid subscription channels on YouTube. The new offering would be part of Google’s larger plan to keep viewers tuned in to its popular video service as long as possible, while developing new revenue streams including premium ad dollars. Google reportedly has asked a select group of channel producers to submit applications to create paid channels. The subscription price would be between $1 and $5 a month.
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YouTube May Begin Nickel-and-Diming Viewers