Like Clockwork, Hulu is once again raising rates on its live TV streaming bundles – a year after the Disney-controlled company last raised prices.
The new prices are ড 10 more per month than Hulu’s current fees and will take effect on December 18, 2020. The higher rates apply to both current and new customers. Hulu began informing customers of the price increase on Monday.
Under the new pricing, Baseline Hulu + Live TV with ads in the VOD content bundle is growing at. 4.99 per month (an increase of 16%) and the version without any VOD ads is increasing at $ 0.99 per month (16 16%). Both bundles provide more than 65 live channels, including four major broadcast networks, and access to Hulu’s huge on-demand library.
Hulu last increased the price of Internet Pay-TV packages a year ago, when it raised the monthly rates to 2019 54.99 in December 2019 (with VOD ads) and without 60.99 (without ads). Before that, Halu increased the base price – VTV Bundle in January 2019, per 40 40 to 45 45 per month.
Hulu subscription VOD-online plans will remain unchanged at 99 5.99 per month with ads and 99 11.99 per month without any ads.
Competing with Google’s YouTube TV, Dish’s Sling TV, FootTV, and others, Hulu operated the largest live TV streaming service in the United States with 4.1 million subscribers as of October 3 (41% more than a year ago). Most Hulu customers are in SVOD-cable plans only: Overall, Hulu had 36.6 million subscribers at the end of the recent quarter (28% year on year).
The Hulu + Live TV lineup has four major broadcast networks – ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC – in virtually all US markets, as well as ESPN, FS1, CNN, Fox News, FX, TNT, TBS, Bravo, Food Network, Freeform, Lifetime, USA, Cartoon Network, Disney Channel, MSNBC and CNBC. Hulu sells add-ons for HBO Max, Showtime, Starz and Cinemax.
Live TV packages allow subscribers to stream multiple channels simultaneously on two screens and record up to 60 hours with Cloud DVR (upgrade options available).