YouTube to launch subscription TV service next year

All of a sudden, the live TV subscription space is on the verge of getting crowded. Right as Hulu confirmed (more on that below) that it’ll be launching a live TV service come 2017, YouTube is set to get in on the act as well. According to a report from Bloomberg (later confirmed by Variety), the Google-owned company is preparing a 2017 launch for Unplugged, a competitor to the likes of Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, and the upcoming Hulu service. Priced at $35 per month, the service hasn’t actually locked down any content partners as of yet, and overall details are still relatively sparse. You can read the Bloomberg report here.

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