Tag: Subscription Pricing

Is a taxi or Uber driver more likely to rip you off on the way to the airport? | MarketWatch

Is a taxi or Uber driver more likely to rip you off on the way to the airport? | MarketWatch

Uber drivers are not completely exempt from allegations that they’ve ripped off their passengers, however. The study found the drivers often seek out routes that are subject to surge pricing, Uber’s practice of increasing fares when there is high demand. They also occasionally tell the app that they’ve started a ride before a rider gets […]

Sinemia and Choovie bring subscriptions and dynamic pricing to Australia | Film Journal International

Sinemia and Choovie bring subscriptions and dynamic pricing to Australia | Film Journal International

MoviePass has been getting a lot of press in the U.S. but so far has not arrived Down Under. That is not to say it will not come here, but some industry figures have their doubts. Because most major chains do not have competing cinemas in the majority of their cities and suburbs, there is […]

New York Taxi Workers Defeat Uber and Lyft with Landmark Legislation | Inequality

New York Taxi Workers Defeat Uber and Lyft with Landmark Legislation | Inequality

Ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft poured more than $1 million this year into lobbying New York City officials. But that influx of cash couldn’t compete with the dedication of the city’s cab drivers. After years of agitating for ride-sharing regulations to protect their livelihoods, New York taxi workers have finally won a vehicle cap […]

Netflix’s conundrum: How to succeed in India’s price-sensitive market | Best Media Info

Netflix’s conundrum: How to succeed in India’s price-sensitive market | Best Media Info

The world’s most successful OTT platform is pumping in hundreds of crores in India but success is still eluding it in the price-sensitive market. BestMediaInfo.com spoke to market experts and rival players to understand the future of the international giant in India’s exploding internet video streaming market For Netflix, the world’s largest over-the-top (OTT) player, […]

Lyft says drivers can use a rental car with their ride-share company | abc13

Lyft says drivers can use a rental car with their ride-share company | abc13

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Lyft says it’s successfully combining ride-sharing and rentals. In a program recently launched here in Houston, and some other cities nationwide, you can drive for Lyft using a rental car. The rental cars come from Flexdrive at IAH, and you can use them for both personal and Lyft rides. Since launching […]

Virgin Media announces inflation-busting price rise for TV and broadband customers | Yorkshire Post

Virgin Media announces inflation-busting price rise for TV and broadband customers | Yorkshire Post

Prices are set to rise for the majority of Virgin Media TV, broadband and home phone customers. Starting on Thursday, Virgin Media is writing to its cable customers (broadband, TV and fixed-line phone) to let them know of changes to their pricing. Prices will increase by between £2 and £4, which is a 4.5% increase. […]

Ride-Hailing Singapore Cheapest Fares – Grab vs Ryde vs Kardi vs TADA | Vucan Post

Ride-Hailing Singapore Cheapest Fares – Grab vs Ryde vs Kardi vs TADA | Vucan Post

6 PM – The Start Of The Evening Rush Grab: $27.00 Kardi: $12.00~$14.00 Ryde: $16.50 TADA: $20.00 Pang gang lo! Prices are steep, especially for Grab, as their dynamic surge pricing kicks in. What’s interesting is that Kardi’s price remained the same throughout the day. What’s The Difference? The pricing model, drivers’ commission rates, the […]

Vodafone announces cheaper NBN plans in a bid to start a broadband price war | news.com.au

Vodafone announces cheaper NBN plans in a bid to start a broadband price war | news.com.au

VODAFONE says it wants to start a price war in the home broadband market and has released new NBN plans as a way of firing the first shot. The National Broadband Network has allowed a bunch of new players to easily enter the home broadband market, delivering services to end users via the wholesale network […]

Avis to Provide Rental Cars to Lyft Drivers | FutureCar

Avis to Provide Rental Cars to Lyft Drivers | FutureCar

As part of the partnership, Avis will add thousands of vehicles to Lyft’s Express Drive program in North America, making it easier for people to drive for Lyft without owning a car. Lyft drivers will be able to reserve an Avis rental car right from the Lyft app. The service is rolling out in the […]

Impact of cost of programming on Pay-Tv pricing | Vanguard News

Impact of cost of programming on Pay-Tv pricing | Vanguard News

A little over three years ago, I was one of many Nigerians fuming at the upward price reviews made by MultiChoice, the leading Pay TV operator in the country. I believed, like many others, that the prices being charged for the service were extortionate. Explanations by the company that it had no option than to […]