This week’s subscription headlines feature ad partners, premium tiers and publisher losses. Netflix, who is working on an ad-supported tier, is looking for ad partners; Facebook is rethinking its news deals which cost publishers millions; and Telegram launches its premium tier. Also, Gamelancer hits $184,000 in monthly recurring revenue, streaming music subscriptions lose 1 million subscribers in the UK, and Google avoids additional fines after working toward resolutions with news publishers in France.
Apple Music, Spotify & Amazon Music Lose 1M Music Subscribers in UK
Digital Music News
Facebook Rethinks News Deals, Publishers Stand to Lose Millions in Payments
The Wall Street Journal