List of multi-channel networks

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Multi-channel networks are organizations that work with video platforms such as YouTube to offer assistance in areas such as "product, programming, funding, cross-promotion, partner management, digital rights management, monetization/sales, and/or audience development", [1] usually in exchange for a percentage of the AdSense revenue from the channel. [2]


They are also known as Online Video Studios, MCNs, OVSs, YouTube Networks or simply Networks. [3]

Based in the UK

Based in North America

Based elsewhere in the world

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  3. List of top 50 networks
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