Sports-centric live television service Fubo TV says it will increase its base subscription price for all customers to $70 per month starting in May.
The move comes after Fubo TV eliminated a cheaper $65 per month programming package for new customers.
The decision to raise prices came as a surprise after Fubo TV previously said that current customers who were on the $65 per month plan would be able to keep that level of service.
Now, all customers who stream content on Fubo TV will have to pay at least $70 per month, outside of any free trials or promotional discounts.
Fubo TV’s newest basic package, called Fubo TV Pro, offers a 1,000 hour cloud DVR benefit along with the ability to simultaneously stream to up to 10 screens in a viewer’s home and 3 screens while on the go. .
The cost of the Fubo TV Pro package brings it in line with similar basic programming packages offered by DirecTV Stream and The Walt Disney Company’s Hulu with Live TV, although Fubo TV Pro offers more programming choices than either. other of these two services.
Fubo TV’s programming partners include Walt Disney Company (ABC, ESPN, FX, Freeform, National Geographic), Comcast’s NBC Universal (NBC, Bravo, MSNBC, E!, USA Network, NBC Sports), Fox Corporation (Fox, Fox News, Fox Sports 1), Discovery Networks (Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Science Channel, HGTV, TLC), Paramount Global (CBS, Paramount Network, Comedy Central, CBS Sports Network) AMC Networks (AMC, IFC, We TV, BBC America) and others.
The service primarily focuses on sports content and includes deals with Univision, Al Jazeera (BeIN Sports) and others to bring live and on-demand sports content to subscribers.
A more expensive Fubo TV Extra package costs $80 per month and includes access to more streaming sports channels, including NHL Network, NBA TV, Stadium and Tennis Channel, as well as an expanded lineup of entertainment channels that include MTV 2, MTV Live, FXM and Pac 12 network local channels.