Newswire: AT&T and Hulu have teamed up for a deal that doesn’t make any sense

AT&T, the telecom company known for not being Verizon or Comcast, has been trying to side itself with the cord-cutters for a while now. Just last year, it discussed launching a streaming video service “that could rival Netflix and Hulu,” and it introduced a $39-a-month bundle of HBO Go and Amazon Prime (complete with data cap to make sure you don’t enjoy them too much).

Now, though, AT&T has adapted a “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” approach to online streaming, and it has simply teamed up with Hulu instead. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the deal will bring Hulu’s content to AT&T’s “websites and mobile apps,” which will allow customers to “browse Hulu shows and watch a selection of clips.” If you want to actually watch the shows you’re browsing, you’ll need a Hulu Plus account, which AT&T will happily set you …

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