Nickelodeon Launching Standalone Sub Service

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Nickelodeon plans to follow the example of HBO by launching a direct-to-consumer, standalone subscription service this February. The decision was revealed during a call between parent company Viacom and investors, Variety reports. More details will follow next month.

The service will be aimed at consumers using mobile devices, and may carry a different name and/or branding, said Viacom chief executive Philippe Dauman. The move is a solid reflection of media consumption trends which have particular appeal to parents, letting them make kids’ favorites available at the push of a button. Major streaming providers Netflix and Amazon both have kid-targeted facets to their services.

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  • gunleon

    INTRODUCING SPONGEBOB 24/7 FOR $99.99/MONTH!!

  • Netbug

    About time. Television is becomming rather archaic.