Will Netflix’s library be enough to win the streaming wars?
Needham & Company analyst Laura Martin and MarketWatch technology editor Jeremy Owens debate which streaming service or aggregator will do best in 2020.
Hulu is raising the price of its Live TV monthly subscriptions by $10 starting Wednesday, making it the most expensive live TV streaming service option currently on the market.
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The streaming platform announced last month that the cost for basic Hulu+ Live TV plans are set to increase from $44.99 to $54.99, with the price for ad-free versions of the on-demand and Live TV content platform increasing to $60.99.
YouTube TV costs subscribers $49.99 a month, while Sling TV costs $25 per month, with AT&T TV NOW costing subscribers $50 a month.
Hulu launched its Live TV platform in 2017, and it now boasts over 60 channels, including Fox Sports, CNN, ESPN, Bravo, TNT and other major networks, according to the streaming platform's recent blog post.
Walt Disney Co. acquired Fox's 30 percent stake in Hulu following their $71 billion purchase of Fox media properties, and purchased another 9.5 percent stake in the streaming platform after paying $1.4 billion to AT&T this year. Meanwhile, Comcast/NBC still currently owns a 30 percent stake in Hulu, as well.