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Netflix users may be seeing a price hike but it's still quite competitive with other streaming services. Consumers on the basic plan, which offers SD streaming on just one device, now costs $9 per month rather than $8. The premium three-screen 4K/HDR plan will be $16, up from $14.
Netflix will start charging the increased rates immediately for new subscribers.
The price hike will extend to about 40 countries in Latin America (including Uruguay, Barbados and Belize) where it bills in USA dollars - but for now, it will not take place in Mexico and Brazil, the region's biggest markets.
The rise - between 13% and 18% depending on the plan - marks the firm's second increase in less than two years and is the most significant since it launched streaming video in 2007.
Netflix shares rose 6 percent to $352.64 in morning trading, adding to their 30 percent rise so far this year.
The prices reflect the biggest single price hike since Netflix's (nflx) streaming service launched. An extra dollar or two a month from the company's 58 million US subscribers wouldn't hurt.
Does "improving the overall Netflix experience" mean promoting new series/seasons on the home page when I log in?
'Price increases are specific to each country and the United States increase does not influence or indicate a price change in the UK, ' the company told Metro.co.uk.
In recent years, Netflix has spent billions each year to produce original content and acquire the rights for existing content.
Investors reacted enthusiastically to Tuesday's news, signaling their belief that the price increase won't significantly slow Netflix's subscriber growth.
While Netflix has to contend with other streaming services like Amazon and Hulu (with others from Disney, AT&T's WarnerMedia, and Apple on the horizon), the service continues to churn out original TV series and movies.
It was simply a way of standing up for women who have voiced the abuse they endured at the behest of a far more powerful man. R Kelly, real name Robert Sylvester Kelly, is heard saying: 'Right now I'm producing a very talented young lady, she's 14.
The risk of the British parliament seeking to frustrate Brexit has increased, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Sunday. A no-deal Brexit would be "catastrophic" for industry and trade, Corbyn told the BBC.
Picking up the trash is about more than keeping the park clean, Ellis anxious it could be risky if a pile of trash attracts bears. In Yoshua Tree national Park in California the camping sites close, because there was bickering and not simply ends Ranger.
The much-hyped contest lived up to the billing immediately, with Federer nearly running down a Williams smash into the open court. Federer and Serena then clicked a selfie on court as the 14,000 capacity crowd cheered on the legends on court. "It was so fun".
He also said the compromise should include changes in federal law to discourage people from trying to enter the US illegally. Donald Trump has 5 more days to spin his border wall story into a spaghetti bowl of cultural and racial falsehoods.
He added that Chelsea will need to sign a replacement if former Spain midfielder Fabregas leaves in the January transfer window. Sarri said the Spaniard, whose Chelsea deal expires at the end of this season, has received a two-year contract offer.
Lady Gaga wore an ice blue dress with a train so magnificent people had to walk behind her and carry it. Sunday's awards were spread far and wide, with few movies or TV series winning a couple of times .
President Trump has said he expects a second summit to take place as early as February but there has been no confirmation yet. After months of bitter acrimony and public name-calling between the two leaders, Trump and Kim met in Singapore in June .
Michy Batshuayi's impending departure from Valencia could result in Everton making a move for the Chelsea-owned striker. And Valencia have now confirmed that they have told the striker that he has no future at the club.
That would force companies to consider unemployed US workers for entry-level jobs instead of bringing in workers from overseas. Trump and Democrats in the US Congress are at an impasse over spending legislation to fund the federal government.
KeyCorp declined 3.7 percent to $14.16 as the yield on the 10-year Treasury fell to 2.74 percent from 2.79 percent late Wednesday. The market remains on track for its worst December since 1931 and could finish 2018 with its steepest losses in a decade.
R. Kelly under Investigation following Lifetime's Documentary
The unnamed victim accuses the singer of plying her with alcohol, restraining her and giving her a sexually transmitted disease. He then went on to suggest that Kelly would "go away" and his music would be less popular if people stopped talking about him.
Paul Pogba's Attitude Praised By Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
"It's just a different style of play, we are more offensive I would say, so we create more chances, and a bit higher as well". Pogba continued his post-Mourinho rampage with a hand in all of the goals that came, today - including scoring two of them.
China says meeting with United States on trade in January
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said last week the US team and its counterparts have held discussions over the phone. Gao did not give his response to the rumored scheduled visit of a US trade delegation on January 7 to China.