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YouTube prepares to launch own TV channels - report

Wednesday 28 September 2011 | 15:51 CET | News
YouTube is finalizing contracts for its first of more than a dozen "channels" featuring regularly scheduled content on broad themes such as fashion and sports, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal. YouTube has requested some content for the channels within the next 60 days, according to one of the paper's sources, as it considers a launch in early 2012. A Google spokesman declined to comment. YouTube is paying from a few hundred thousand dollars to several million to content creators to create and curate videos for a channel, the report said. Google recoups the

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Google / YouTube
Countries: World
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