Netflix Price Hikes Will Hit Some US Subscribers Soon

first_imgThis is hurting me that you keep raising the prices. I don’t want to leave @netflix but keep this up and I will. #seriously #NotWorthIt— Katelynn Polak (@Kate9801) April 3, 2019 Netflix raising prices again? Really? This is a long way from $9.99 a month.— SamZee (@SamZComedy) March 31, 2019Even though Netflix had a successful Academy Awards season, the streaming service might have some new competition this year. In March, Apple revealed TV+, its new streaming service that will feature original flicks, including a drama starring Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell, and Reese Witherspoon, and two docu-series from Oprah Winfrey. Apple didn’t disclose any details on pricing yet.More on Is Raising Its US Subscription Plan PricesDOJ: Banning Netflix From Oscars May Violate Antitrust LawNetflix Experimenting With Different ‘Love, Death & Robots’ Episode Lineups If you’re a Netflix subscriber in the U.S., you will be paying more to watch your favorite movies and TV shows soon. This week, the streaming service emailed U.S. subscribers about a price hike that will begin in their next billing cycle.In January, Netflix initially announced the subscription price hikes, and at the time, it said that this move would bring more films and TV shows to its platform, CNN reported. Some Netflix subscribers might already be paying more for the streaming service though: The company started carrying out the price increases over the past few months, depending on subscribers’ billing cycle activity.The email sent to Netflix subscribers said each subscription plan in the U.S. will cost between $1 to $2 more per month. The basic plan will increase from $8 to $9 per month, the standard plan will go up from $11 to $13 per month, and the premium plan price will increase from $14 to $16 per month.Netflix subscribers had mixed reactions on the subscription price hikes, with some not caring about the slight increase and others stating that they’re not happy with it.Netflix: we are going to raise your pricesMe: what that…. Ummm, it’s OK— Eddie De La Cruz (@EdrizioCruz) March 30, 2019 What to Stream on Netflix This Weekend11 Other Old-School Nick Shows That Should Get Netflix Movies Stay on targetlast_img read more