CNN on Tuesday announced its new Subscription plan which the company named CNN+. The new subscription plan will allow the users to watch the live news coverage, interviews, and other programs. The company focused to establish a closer relationship with the people. This is the same subscription method is followed by other famous online streaming platforms like Netflix and HBO Max.
The company has hired many people and has created many shows to attract consumers. Many researchers say that it is very ambitious for the news venture to date in the US. There are three famous news divisions like ABC, NBC, and CBS are having channels that have launched ad-free content. The new subscription service is different from other subscription services.
Julia Alexander said that news is additive. They also added that it is hard to sell standalone news products. The standalone product costs $5.99 a month. CNN famous series like Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown which was available in the other online streaming platforms will be available on this subscription platform.
Apart from this, this subscription service will also have documentaries and other specials. The platform will also have newscasts and interview shows will go live on Saturday and Sunday. A special team will cover exclusive news and create special reports based on the demand. According to Peterson, the subscription service will be available on a select set of devices at launch, including the web, smartphones and connected TVs, and “will expand to new devices” soon.