Tag: Netflix

Disney (NYSE:DIS)’s Streaming App Will Cost ‘Significantly Less Than Netflix’ | Benzinga

Disney (NYSE:DIS)’s Streaming App Will Cost ‘Significantly Less Than Netflix’ | Benzinga

Disney’s streaming platform will cost “significantly less” than Netflix, but probably won’t be as low as the CBS Corporation All Access platform, Ryvicker said in a note. The initial pricing strategy is intended to convert Disney’s “gigantic customer base” into subscribers, the analyst said. Over time, the price will be moved higher as Disney adds […]

‘Stranger Things’: Netflix’s expansion plans are embodied by this sweater | Brisbane Times

‘Stranger Things’: Netflix’s expansion plans are embodied by this sweater | Brisbane Times

Netflix’s decision to boost its content budget means it could spend $US8 billion on original series and movies next year. The spending boost was designed to “pull the quality of its library even further away from its competitors”, Credit Suisse analysts wrote. But, of course, this increased spending on content has to be paid for, […]

This Chart Shows Why Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) Pricing Strategy Is Working | Benzinga

This Chart Shows Why Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) Pricing Strategy Is Working | Benzinga

Netflix, Inc.’s stock continued Monday to hit new all-time highs after the company confirmed a price increase for its two highest membership tiers. The price increase does mark the third of its kind since the video streaming option was launched in 2011, Statista highlighted. Granted, subscribers don’t like a price increase in any service they […]

Hulu Drops Price of Entry-Level Plan to $5.99 Monthly for Limited Time | Variety

Hulu Drops Price of Entry-Level Plan to $5.99 Monthly for Limited Time | Variety

Hulu is now offering its cheapest streaming plan, which includes commercials, for $5.99 per month for the first year — a short-term promotion aimed at luring new subs with the kickoff of the fall television and Hulu’s expanded TV library lineup. The move comes, coincidentally, as Netflix last week raised prices on its standard plan (to […]

Netflix subscribers, get ready for a rise in prices | Mashable

Netflix subscribers, get ready for a rise in prices | Mashable

Get ready to pay just a bit more for your Netflix subscription. The streaming video service will be raising prices on its middle and top tier plans in the U.S. starting in November. Subscribers who currently pay for the standard $9.99 service will be charged $10.99. The price of the premium tier will rise from […]

Netflix’s shares surge after move to increase prices | Financial Times

Netflix’s shares surge after move to increase prices | Financial Times

“From time to time, Netflix plans and pricing are adjusted as we add more exclusive TV shows and movies, introduce new product features and improve the overall Netflix experience to help members find something great to watch even faster,” Netflix said. The world’s largest subscription video streaming service last announced a price increase in October […]

Netflix is raising its prices | CNNtech

Netflix is raising its prices | CNNtech

The company is raising the prices on its standard and premium streaming subscription services. The standard service, which allows customers to stream shows and movies in HD on up to two screens at once, is now priced at $10.99 monthly, up from $9.99. The premium service, which provides viewing on up to four screens (plus […]

How Disney Could Price Its ESPN and Disney-Branded Streaming Services | Market Realist

How Disney Could Price Its ESPN and Disney-Branded Streaming Services | Market Realist

Pricing of Disney’s streaming services According to an August 21 FierceCable report, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) could price its Disney-branded streaming service at $5 per month. In this report, MoffettNathanson analyst Michael Nathanson stated that the service could be set at this price point to encourage wider adoption. On August 8, Disney was asked about its […]

Amazon and Netflix look to India for subscriber growth | Business Insider

Amazon and Netflix look to India for subscriber growth | Business Insider

Amazon’s India video push can meaningfully grow Prime membership. More than half of new Prime members come through Amazon’s video service, according to James Farrell, the company’s head of video in the Asia-Pacific region. Additionally, the company’s localized pricing strategy — Prime membership in India costs less than $10 per year — is likely to entice […]

Disney will price streaming service at $5 per month, analyst says | FierceCable

Disney will price streaming service at $5 per month, analyst says | FierceCable

Disney’s upcoming branded streaming service will likely be priced around $5 per month in order to drive wider adoption, according to MoffettNathanson analyst Michael Nathanson. Nathanson said that the new Disney streaming service and the upcoming ESPN streaming service need a clear distinction. The ESPN service will likely test different prices as it prepares ESPN […]