Weekend Wrap-Up: Hulu’s Live TV Free Trial Goes Missing, and More


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This week, we learned about Hulu quietly removing free trial offers from its live TV streaming service. Meanwhile, it looks like Comcast is pushing back its data cap plans for the Northeast even further.

Here’s what happened in the world of cord cutting and streaming.

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Here are some of the top streaming stories from the past week.

Hulu + Live TV Quietly Removes Its 7-Day Free Trial

In addition to raising its monthly rate for live TV streaming, it appears that Hulu also removed the option to sign up for a free trial. A 30-day trial offer is still available for the company’s on demand plans, but the live TV tier doesn’t appear to be eligible anymore.

Learn more about Hulu’s recent Live TV plan changes here.

MLS Reportedly Eyeing for Media Deal Worth $300 Million Per Year

We’ve been following Major League Soccer’s efforts to land a major new streaming deal and the latest reports suggest MLS is seeking an agreement worth around $300 million.

Read the latest on MLS’ goals here.

The First Free Streaming Apps to Try on Your New Roku, Fire TV, and More

With so many people potentially receiving streaming gear as gifts this holiday season, we rounded up our favorite free streaming apps. These could be great options to try out in addition to big-name paid services like Netflix and Disney+.

Check out our roundup of free streaming apps here.

Comcast Scraps Plans for Data Caps in Northeast States

It looks like Comcast is pushing back its plans to implement data caps in the Northeast region. The move has been delayed before, but this latest news suggests data caps may be off the table for 2022.

Find out the latest on Comcast’s data cap plans here.

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