(Reuters) - Google Inc is set to launch a subscription model for YouTube in a few months, CNBC quoted Robert Kyncl, the online video service's head of content and business operations as saying at the Code/Media conference.
The company was "fine-tuning the experience", Kyncl said at the conference in California. (http://cnb.cx/1zOXElH)
YouTube has been exploring a paid, ad-free version of its service for some time. The company launched a pilot program in May 2013 that allowed individual content creators to charge consumers a subscription fee to access a particular "channel" of videos.
(Reporting by Abhirup Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)