Hulu to Charge for Content in 2010?

I had a feeling this would happen, I just didnt expect it so soon.


At the Broadcasting and Cable "On Screen Summit," Newscorp Deputy Chairman Chase Carey stated, "“It’s time to start getting paid for broadcast content online:”



“I think a free model is a very difficult way to capture the value of our content. I think what we need to do is deliver that content to consumers in a
way where they will appreciate the value,” Carey said. “Hulu concurs with that,
it needs to evolve to have a meaningful subscription model as part of its
business.”


Carey says there's no specific timeline, but Hulu could switch to a subscription based business plan as early as next year.


The times, they are a-changing.

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