YouTube solicits more subscription partners

YouTube is opening its subscription channel option to more contributors, it said on its official YouTube Creators blog.

The Google-owned (Nasdaq: GOOG) site also added Mexico to the list of countries where subscriptions are available. Additionally, visitors to YouTube's mobile site can now subscribe directly from the site, it said.

The move follows YouTube's introduction of a paid-channel program with a select group of content partners in May. Now certain content contributors with at least 10,000 subscriber can begin charging for access to their channels. Prices start at $1 a month.

"We look forward to seeing how you use this additional business model to build your audience on YouTube," the YouTube team wrote on the Creators blog.

For more:
- read the blog post here
GigaOM had this story

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