Netflix increases the cost of subscription plans in certain countries. The OTT platform has increased the rates in the United States and Canada. Surprisingly, Netflix recently slashed the subscription charges of its monthly and yearly plans in India. Now, the organization has expanded the rates in the United States and Canada. The monthly subscription prices will go up by $1 to $2 in the US depending on the plan.
The Company says that they are hiking the prices to help pay for new programming to compete in the crowded streaming TV market.
The Basic plan which allows only one screen at a time earlier costs $9.99 in the United States, now it is increased by $1. The Standard plan that allows two screens at a time has been increased from $14 to $15.50. Similarly, the 4K plan also saw a hike of $2 increase and now costs $20 per month. This plan allows four screens at a time. While the monthly plan begins at Rs 149 in India.
Netflix has also increased the prices of subscription plans in Canada. In Canada, The standard plan has been increased to C$16.49 from C$14.99. The premium plan has been increased from C$2 to C$20.99. Although Netflix’s basic plan remains unchanged at C$9.99.
For new customers, the price increase in Netflix plans for US and Canadian users became effective immediately. In the case of existing customers, they will see new prices in their upcoming monthly bills.
Netflix Subscription Plans in India.
In India, the price of the Netflix mobile plan got slashed to Rs 149 from Rs 199. The mobile plan lets users stream videos on phones and tablets at 480p. The Basic plan allows users to stream videos on a single mobile, tablet, computer, or television screen at a time now costs Rs 199. Earlier, the cost of this plan was Rs 499.
The Standard subscription plan that lets users stream videos on two different devices at a time will now cost Rs 499 in India. The Standard plan was earlier priced at Rs 649. Now coming to the Premium plan, the plan was earlier priced at Rs 799, will now cost users Rs 649 only. The Premium plan lets users browse videos at 4K+HDR. The Premium plan lets users watch four different devices at the same time with this plan.
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