Netflix pulls ‘essential’ subscriptions: when is Holland next?


Earlier today there was an article on FilmTotaal about Netflix. The streaming giant has vowed not to adjust its pricing for a year, but now it looks like it’s set to earn more in several countries. How is this possible?

Well, the streaming service has decided to stop offering the Basic plan. Previously this was no longer available in the US and now the UK should also distance itself from it.

More expensive
This means that it will automatically become more expensive. So now new users can choose between a standard subscription with advertising, standard or premium subscription.

On the Netflix page, there is the following information about it: “The Basic Plan is no longer available to new or returning customers. If you are currently on the Basic Plan, you may continue to do so until you change plans or cancel the plan“.

other subscriptions
New customers can choose from the following plans: The cheapest one is the Standard plan with ads. You have to pay seven dollars or five pounds a month for that. You cannot download with this subscription.

The next subscription is ad-free but immediately much more expensive: $15.49 or £11 per month, but after that it again supports downloads and offers the ability to add an extra sub-account.

Basic
Originally, the Basic plan fell between the two options listed, although it was an ad-free plan for one user. Previously, Netflix in Canada stopped offering the basic subscription.

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Sophie Baker

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