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Netflix increases its prices again in the United States and Canada (before France?)

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Netflix has once again raised its prices, this time in the US and Canada, to the point of hitting $20 ($19.99 to be precise) for the 4K offering.

Price hike at Netflix in the United States and Canada

In detail, the price of the Netflix Essential package goes from $8.99/month to $9.99/month. This offers SD quality (480p) and allows use on one screen at a time. For the Standard offer, the rate is now $15.49/month, compared to $13.99/month previously. This gives access to HD (720p) and Full HD (1080p), and can be used on two screens at the same time. As for the Premium plan, the new price is $19.99/month, compared to $17.99/month previously. It allows for 4K and can be used on four screens simultaneously.

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The new prices are in place now for new subscribers in the US and Canada. Those who have a current subscription will soon be entitled to the new rates. Netflix says it will send an email notifying its subscribers of the surge, they can choose to terminate or continue.

Why this increase? The declaration is similar to that of the previous times, namely:

We know people have more choices when it comes to entertainment than ever before and we are committed to providing an even better experience for our members. We are updating our prices so that we can continue to offer a wide variety of quality entertainment options. As always, we offer a range of plans so members can choose a price that fits their budget.

When will there be new prices in France?

Netflix’s last price hike in the US was in October 2020. And what about France? Nothing changes for the moment, the prices are still 8.99€/month, 13.49€/month and 17.99€/month, and this since August 2021. We can therefore hope that the price list does not go move in France… at least for now.

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In comparison, Disney+ costs €8.99/month or €89.90/year. On the Amazon Prime side, the subscription (which also gives access to free fast delivery) is €5.99/month or €49/year (€25 for those under 26), and Apple TV+ is at €4.99/month or €49.99/year. In other words, Netflix is ​​the most expensive by far, knowing that the others include 4K and access from several accounts in their single offer.

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