NICKELODEON UNVEILS PAID STREAMING FOR KIDS
On Wednesday, Viacom Inc’s Nickelodeon unveiled its paid streaming services called Noggin, a child streaming service that is set to be launched on 5th March for $5.99 a month.
The mobile subscription service will also be available for those who are using Apple devices such as iPad, iPhones as well as iPod touch.
Noggin, which is aimed at pre-schooled aged children, is an advertising free application that will feature a variety of Nickelodeon shows. Shows such as Little Bear, Blue’s Clues and Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends will be shown in the first month after the child streaming service starts to operate on March this year.
Many analysts are stating that the new child streaming service by Nickelodeon, Noggin, is bound to serve as a complement to Nick Jr, a child streaming application that has grown in popularity among the kids.
Nick Jr is an application that allows children to watch their favorite shows online. Nick Jr features video as well as on demand episodes that are available for kids to watch with a paid subscription.
In a statement that was released by Nickelodeon, discussions with pay-TV distributors are underway and it looks at getting high quality premium content for Noggin users.
Many sees this move by the Nickelodeon, a channel that offers quality programs as well as concerts and events that are child friendly, is to strengthen its position in the country as the go to channel for every child in America be it online or on the actual TV.