The firms additionally plan to quickly supply Sprint limitless clients the choice to improve to Hulu’s new Live TV plan, however haven’t but introduced pricing for this add-on.
T-Mobile made waves this fall with its free Netflix supply, and now rival service Sprint is hoping to do the identical with Hulu.
Sprint Unlimited Freedom clients will quickly achieve entry to Hulu’s “limited commercials” (aka ad-supported) plan without cost. The perk launches Nov. 17 for brand bad new and present clients; to enroll, head right here. The restricted commercials plan provides entry to Hulu’s complete library of TV sequence and films, together with The Good Doctor, This is Us, The Mindy Project and originals like The Handmaid’s Tale.
The firms additionally plan to quickly supply Sprint limitless clients the choice to improve to Hulu’s Live TV plan, which provides entry to 50 completely different dwell TV channels plus a cloud-based DVR. That usually prices $39.99 per 30 days; Sprint didn’t announce how a lot it could value by means of the service.
Hulu just lately lowered the value of its limited-commercials plan from $7.99 to $5.99 a month, a limited-time promotion that coincided with Netflix’s latest worth hike. Hulu final summer season dropped its free streaming service, although newbies can nonetheless get a one-week free trial to see how they prefer it.
Sprint’s Unlimited Freedom plan is priced at $60 per 30 days for one line, or you possibly can stand up to 5 traces for $100 per 30 days by means of Jan. 31, 2019. Unlimited Freedom provides limitless discuss, textual content, and knowledge (with “data deprioritization [aka throttling] during congestion”); video streams at as much as 1080p; and 10GB of hotspot knowledge per line.