YouTube Red is Becoming YouTube Premium

YouTube Red is Becoming YouTube Premium

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YouTube has announced that its YouTube Red service is becoming YouTube Premium. The new YouTube Premium service includes the recently announced YouTube Music streaming service, more original series and movies, as well as, ad-free, background play, and downloads across YouTube.

Here's a look at each feature...

YouTube Music
● The new YouTube Music is a music streaming service that combines music listening with the magic of YouTube: making the world of music easier to explore and more personalized than ever. YouTube Music includes a reimagined mobile app and brand new desktop player that are designed for music.
● YouTube Premium unlocks the full YouTube Music experience: ad-free music, background listening, and downloads.

YouTube Originals
● With YouTube Premium, you’ll get access to the full slate of YouTube Originals, including recent hits like the Karate Kid-inspired series, Cobra Kai, the dance drama, Step Up: High Water, and upcoming series like the sci-fi thriller, Impulse, and Liza Koshy's Liza on Demand.
● More new Originals from around the globe are on the way—featuring comedies, dramas, reality series and action adventure shows from the U.K., Germany, France, Mexico, and more.

Ad-free, Background Play, and Downloads
● YouTube Premium will continue to provide an ad-free experience, background play, and downloads across the millions of videos on YouTube, which simultaneously supports our incredible creators and artists.

Pricing and Availability
YouTube Premium will roll out soon in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and South Korea. It’s also coming soon to new markets: Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. The service is available for $11.99/month (US price) or you can get just YouTube Music Premium for $9.99/month (US price).

When YouTube Premium launches, YouTube Red members will automatically receive access at their current price. If YouTube Red is already available in your market you can secure the lower price of $9.99/month (US price) by joining YouTube Red now.

YouTube Red is Becoming YouTube Premium

1reader - May 18, 2018 at 9:27pm
Still expensive. They should include TV feature in that price.