On December 3rd, 2015, YouTube rolled out its new invitation for the YouTube Partner Program (YPP) to all MCN-affiliated channels.

As a BBTV Partner, you may be wondering, ‘how does this affect me and my channel?’

The main thing to note is that nothing will change in the way your MCN partnership operates – you will continue to be eligible for current and future BBTV benefits, our support remains fully available, and we still payout out your revenue.

By signing the YPP, this will allow you to additionally access upcoming YPP benefits such as revenue sharing on eligible third-party content in your video, (e.g. cover songs or videos that use music). As a BBTV partner, we will communicate these benefits to you as they become available, and ensure you will be fully set up to use them. Note that acceptance of the YPP is a requirement for all MCN-affiliated channels in the countries that are eligible, so please accept the terms as soon as you’re ready to do so.

More information about eligibility and other questions are addressed in the FAQ below:

Q: In signing this agreement, am I still a part of BBTV?
A: Yes, you’re still part of the BroadbandTV Network. The terms you’ll sign affirms that.

Q: Why should I sign this agreement when I’m currently partnered with BBTV?
A: You’ll gain access to new YouTube features and revenue streams as they become available, while continuing to receive access to all BBTV partnership services and benefits you originally signed on for.

Q: Will I get paid directly by YouTube now, or will I continue to be paid via BBTV?
A: As a BBTV Partner, you’ll continue to be paid directly from us.

Q: How does the cover song revenue sharing work?
A: If you cover a song in one of your videos, and YouTube has worked out an agreement with the owner of that song (composition), when they claim your video, you’re able to share in its monetization with them. This functionality is coming in the future.

Q: What other revenue opportunities will YPP provide access to in the future?
A: YouTube is evaluating ways for you to monetize your videos even if they contain third-party music. Stay tuned for more information as we work with YouTube to bring this functionality to you.

Q: What are the requirements for eligibility to the YPP?
A: Your YouTube channel may be eligible for the YouTube Partner Program if it meets the following criteria:

Q: How do I join the YPP?
A: There should be a notification in your Creator Studio Dashboard indicating that you’re all set to join the YPP. Clicking the button will take you to your (new) Monetization settings page, where a pop-up will let you review and accept the terms! Once you accept, you’re all set up!


We greatly value your partnership and we will continue to ensure you are kept in the loop as changes to YouTube arise.

For further questions or concerns, please contact us at and we’ll be happy to help.


The YouTube Partner Program (YPP) – FAQ & What Does it Mean for You?

Category: BBTV Blog


  • i think this is great

  • Not as cool as my channel

  • Ahhh so this is what it is! I wondered why i had to accept the terms again!

  • This anoying window always pops up. I can stop it now without worying !

  • the YouTube monetization program is not currently available in my country .Trinidad an Tobago. is there any information or anything that can be done to become part legally. if so please let me know i appreciate all the help that
    i can get

  • Not had anything come up yet. Im in the UK so I might have accepted it before I was partnered.

    • Hello,

      If you are unsure about whether you have agreed to the terms or have any further questions regarding the YouTube Partner Program, please do not hesitate to contact our team:

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