Netflix is raising the price screw again: In France, Great Britain and the United States, the streaming provider is raising the price of two tariffs. In this country we will be spared for now, but from now on the ad-free basic subscription will no longer apply.
In some countries, the ad-free Netflix Basic subscription has not been offered for several months. These currently include the United States, Great Britain and Canada. Since then 23. October The original subscription is no longer available in Australia, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Spain and Germany. Until now, it has been charged around 8 euros per month, with the subscription allowing a maximum of one stream in HD resolution.
Backdoor price hikes: Ad-free subscriptions are now significantly more expensive
With subscription cancellations, many will probably switch to a new one Standard subscription with ads request, for which provider Just under 5 euros Call At first glance, the subscription offers several advantages: it allows two simultaneous streams, while the resolution is 1,080p (FullHD). However, you cannot download movies and series to play offline. You can also expect 4 to 5 minutes of ads per hour.
If you want to continue ad-free streaming, you’ll have to dig deep into your pockets from now on. The cheapest ad-free subscription (Standard) currently available 12,99 euros In exchange for claims, compared to the old basic tariff, there is better resolution, more parallel streams and an option to book an additional member. Despite everything, this is an indirect price increase.
Will Netflix raise prices in Germany soon?
In France, Great Britain and the United States, Netflix is taking a more direct approach: Here the streaming provider is raising the price of two subscriptions effective immediately. Basic subscription prices increase in the US $9.99 to $11.99 And premium plans cost $19.99 to $22.99. A similar picture emerged in the UK.
The price increase in France is much more attractive. There is an increase in the price of the basic tariff From 7.99 euros to 10.99 euros, the premium subscription is two euros more expensive and now costs 19.99 euros. It is not unlikely that we can expect similar price increases in this country in the near future. Prices in Germany were last revised about two and a half years ago.
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