YouTube TV subscription 25% more expensive: YouTube raised the price of a YouTube TV subscription by $ 10 per month and added new channels.
What is known?
YouTube said it raises prices to provide customers with “better service.” The company adds eight channels owned by Discovery (DISCA), including the eponymous channel Discovery, HGTV, Food Network, TLC and Animal Planet. This year also plan to add OWN: Oprah Winfrey TV channel.
This is the second price increase on YouTube TV since launch in 2017. Prices started at $ 34.99 per month and increased to $ 39.99 in March 2018. Now the cost of a subscription is $ 49.99 per month, and the total number of channels is more than 70.
YouTube believes it can better compete with services like Sling TV (Dish Network), DirecTV Now (AT & T) and Hulu.