Hulu looking to be a pay service

Discussion in 'IPTV and Internet Video Delivery' started by MikeW, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. MikeW

    MikeW Hall Of Fame

    May 16, 2002,1333776

    So this is what Chase Carey is up to. Hopefully they find a way to increase their ad revenue so that they can keep it ad supported vs. a pay service. I've got quite a few nickel and dime services that I'm paying a monthly service fee for...VOIP, XM, Newsgroup, RapidShare, Netflix to name a few. It may be time to re-think all of these minor expenses and save $100/month. I certainly won't be adding any other pay services to my monthly budget.
  2. brant

    brant Icon

    Jul 6, 2008
    the only thing i really ever watch there is family guy, and only because i can load up hulu desktop in media center.

    but i can watch that @ also for free.

    I watched all of the arrested development episodes too.

    But there's so much free tv on the internet, I don't see a need in paying to use hulu. We mostly use the netflix streaming service and the major netflix websites. I watched jericho on and my wife is a huge 'House' fan, and watches that @

    If I watched shows extensively there, it would be worth it to me.

    The only thing i can think of that would drive me to be willing to pay for it is if the networks stop allowing users to view their shows on their own websites for free. Which very well may happen to support hulu; it would be foolish to try and charge customers @ hulu if fox, abc, and nbc allow you to watch for free.
  3. dpd146

    dpd146 Godfather

    Oct 1, 2005
    No way I would pay.

    Hope they don't go through with it. I love watching old Sat Night Live clips.

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