Thursday, October 05, 2017

Netflix raises prices on U.S.-based plans

Beyond its immediate effect on subscribers, the price increase foreshadows a future in which the streaming video market is dominated by a handful of players that have captured the majority of a family’s limited entertainment budget.

There’s some evidence that consumers are willing to pay for more than one streaming service, said Glenn Hower, a senior analyst at Parks Associates, a research firm. The question is whether there’s an upper limit to this number.

From the article "Netflix raises prices on U.S.-based plans" by Brian Fung.

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