Weekly Subscription News: OTT, App Store and Ad Declines

Featuring NBCUniversal, Twitter, HBO Now, Apple and TikTok

In this week’s subscription headlines, HBO Now reaches an agreement with Amazon, Twitter is considering a subscription with premium features, and Charter Spectrum brings a new mobile platform to local news. Also, NBCUniversal sees a 25% drop in advertising revenue, Glossybox launches a new subscription plan, and CBS All Access is expanding its content ahead of the coming rebrand.

NBCUniversal Revenue Sinks 25% in Q2 with Big Ad Declines for Cable and Broadcast
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Charter Spectrum Brings a New Mobile Platform to Local News
USA Today

Twitter is Considering These Premium Features in a Subscription Model
Search Engine Journal

HBO Now Subscriptions Can Continue to Stream on Amazon After All
The Verge

Apple Under Fire Over Subscription Commission Rates on the App Store
PocketGamer.Biz

Glossybox’s New Subscription Plan Costs Only $18 a Month
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TikTok CEO Says U.S. ‘Creator Fund’ will Balloon to $1B in 3 Years
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CBS All Access Beefs Up Content Ahead of Rebrand
L.A. Business Journal