Nickelodeon Unveils “Noggin” Mobile Subscription Service For Preschoolers

TechCrunch – Sarah Perez

Nickelodeon today unveiled its new mobile streaming subscription service called Noggin, which will be aimed at preschoolers and priced at $5.99 per month when it launches next month. Parent company Viacom had previously announced the forthcoming service’s arrival in January, noting also that it would not require households to have a cable or satellite TV subscription in order to access its content.

Nickelodeon says that’s it’s also in discussions with distributors about making Noggin available to authenticated pay TV subscribers as a “premium complement.”

The service will first arrive as a mobile application for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch beginning on March 5, the company says. Read More