Netflix adds to the fashion of rising prices as soon as it has consolidated a subscriber base. The streaming video platform will increase between one and two euros its standard and premium plans in Spain, the most popular, within the overall price hike to be applied in the United States and other countries where it operates.
In Spain, the price of the basic package is maintained in 7.99 euros, while the standard with HD content and with two simultaneous devices raises a euro up to 10.99 euros and the Premium with Ultra HD content and up to four simultaneous devices goes up two euros, to the 13.99 euros.
New pricing plans will be applied from today to new customers who contract the service. Those who are already users will also be priced after 30 days since they receive notification. The first notices will arrive on October 19 so the increase will be effective from November for all customers.
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Netflix justifies this increase in rates in the technical improvements introduced and the new contents with which it makes its grill. "Every so often, Netflix's plans and prices adjust as we add more exclusive series and movies, introduce new product features and improve the overall experience of Netflix to help users find great Content even at higher speed, "the platform indicates in a statement.
The platform ensures that in the last two years, the number of titles available to see in Spain has increased by 195% and, since 2016, users can see Netflix without the need to connect to the Internet, thanks to the option of downloading content on phones , tablets and laptops (with Window 10 operating system).
But not only Netflix raises prices, Amazon Prime, which includes the service Prime video with series and films, will rise between 20 and 40 euros its price per year, more than double compared to the 19.95 euros it currently charges.