Testing the waters for the next wave of Internet video services, ABC may be looking to start a low fee/advertiser-supported video service.
A recent survey went out to ABC Internet video customers asking their opinion about such a video service — one that may be priced around $1.99 and $4.99 a month. It would run fewer commercials than currently exist on digital platforms.
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I think we’re still in the early stages of experimentation on alternate delivery business models, and I wouldn’t hazard a guess as to what ultimately shakes out in the end, but its likely that today’s relatively few commercials online streaming world won’t last too much longer.