My last entry on Hulu praised the company for giving the Internet masses what we want. This digital love affair is now in jeopardy. Hulu is offering more options now as users can upgrade to Hulu Plus, which provides a larger catalogue of content for multiple devices. With your subscription comes zero commercials…oh wait; you still have to watch them.
Why would anyone pay $10 a month to view a decent collection of shows and B-list movies when there are so many more valuable alternatives? Netflix, ch131.com, Boxee, and cable television are just a few. If Hulu Plus really wants to compete as an alternative to cable, then they need to offer some real value.
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