Tag: Subscription Pricing

UK’s first theatre convention StageCon postponed after backlash against ticket prices | London Evening Standard

UK’s first theatre convention StageCon postponed after backlash against ticket prices | London Evening Standard

The organisers of StageCon, the UK’s first ever convention for theatre enthusiasts, has announced that the event will be postponed until next year after feedback from fans. The convention, planned to run November 3-4 at Shoreditch Town Hall, was announced in August, but came up against immediate backlash due to the price of tickets – […]

NYC Taxi Waave Pilot Expands With Upfront Fares | Metro US

NYC Taxi Waave Pilot Expands With Upfront Fares | Metro US

Starting this week, booking a surge-free ride with an upfront price in an NYC taxi is as easy as using your preferred ride-hailing service. The new initiative is a citywide expansion of the city’s Taxi and Limo Commission pilot with the ride-hailing Waave app. Now available in all five boroughs, New Yorkers can use Waave […]

Uber Tasks Centralized Response Team With Monitoring Prices During Disasters | The Drive

Uber Tasks Centralized Response Team With Monitoring Prices During Disasters | The Drive

Uber is overhauling the way it responds to emergencies and natural disasters. In a blog post, the ride-hailing company said it now has a centralized command center that will direct responses to disasters, including instituting temporary price caps and suspending service. Uber’s new Global Security Center will monitor situations that may affect the company’s business […]

The MSP Guide to Building Your Managed Security Services: Pricing Strategies | Avast Business

The MSP Guide to Building Your Managed Security Services: Pricing Strategies | Avast Business

If you are thinking of reshaping your business into an MSP (managed service provider) that offers managed security services to SMB clients, your timing could not be better. Small to medium-sized businesses are in dire need of cybersecurity, and they are looking for MSPs that understand their unique needs and can offer the protection they […]

New measures protect Grab users against ‘excessive’ surge prices, but no restoring of discounts expected | Channel NewsAsia

New measures protect Grab users against ‘excessive’ surge prices, but no restoring of discounts expected | Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: As part of measures imposed by the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) to level the playing field in the ride-hailing industry, Grab will now be required to maintain its pre-merger pricing algorithm. According to the CCCS, this is to protect the interests of passengers by ensuring that base fares remain at the same level as before Grab’s acquisition […]

Uber is overhauling the way it responds to emergencies and natural disasters | The Verge

Uber is overhauling the way it responds to emergencies and natural disasters | The Verge

Uber is overhauling its disaster response procedures so it doesn’t get caught flat-footed during major events like a hurricane or terrorist attack. In the past, Uber’s response to disasters was largely piecemeal, relying on local teams to make all the decisions about capping surge pricing or suspending service. Now, the ride-hail company’s new Global Security […]

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, […]