Netflix hikes price of most popular plan in the US – and the UK could be next

Netflix hikes price of most popular subscription tier in the US – and the UK could be next

10/30/2020 3:22:00 PM

Netflix hikes price of most popular subscription tier in the US – and the UK could be next

NETFLIX on Thursday hiked its monthly fees in the US, sparking outrage from fans on social media. The firm raised the cost of its standard subscription by $1 a month to $14, and the price for the p…

11:21NETFLIX on Thursday hiked its monthly fees in the US, sparking outrage from fans on social media.The firm raised the cost of its standard subscription by $1 a month to $14, and the price for the premium tier rose by $2 per month to $18.2Netflix has hiked the price of its most popular subscription tiers in the United States

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Credit: AlamyThe standard plan, the company's most popular, enables two streams at the same time, while the premium plan allows for four simultaneous streams.The price increase was the first for US customers since January 2019.A Netflix spokesperson said the company was raising prices "so that we can continue to offer more variety of TV shows and films – in addition to our great fall line up."

They told The Sun the changes were "only relevant to the US" but did not rule out similar rises in the UK and other markets in future.2The firm raised the cost of its standard subscription by $1 a month to $14, and the price for the premium tier rose by $2 per month to $18 headtopics.com

Credit: AlamyNetflix, the world's dominant streaming service, enjoyed a boom in subscriptions at the beginning of the year as viewers around the world were told to stay at home to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.The company expects to end 2020 with more than 200million streaming subscribers around the world, with 73million of those from the United States and Canada.

It also is facing a growing list of competitors including Disney+, Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV+.After the company's earnings report last week, Chief Operating Officer Greg Peters said Netflix saw an opportunity to increase prices in countries "where we've delivered that extra value."

Netflix's basic plan, which allows only one stream at a time, will remain at $8 a month in the United States.Furious users took to Twitter to voice their frustrations at the price hike.What's on Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime?Looking for a new Netflix series to binge or the best movies to watch on Amazon Prime? We have you covered...

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Netflix raises monthly charges for US customers, shares jumpNetflix, the Los Gatos, California-based streaming service, increased the cost of its standard subscription by $1 a month to $14, and the price for the premium tier rose by $2 per month to $18. looks like I dumped them just in time for their pedophilia pushing ways

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