Quick Note: Netflix Rolls Out $6.99 Single Stream Plan
December 31, 2013 4:20 PM
comment(s) - last by
It's for new users only
Netflix is offering a new, cheaper single stream
for new users (sorry, existing customers).
, Netflix has introduced a single-screen standard-definition stream plan for $6.99 per month, which is a dollar less than the two-stream high-resolution plan for $7.99 (which is what most customers use).
The single stream plan is reportedly only available to new customers. A Netflix customer service representative said this is because the company is only testing it on a certain group for now, and while it could eventually roll out to larger audiences, Netflix isn't making any promises for now.
"We always are testing new things and this is a test for a $6.99 single stream plan," said a Netflix spokeswoman. "Not all people will see this option and it may not be something we ever offer generally."
Netflix has been trying to cut down the amount of
on its service by offering more attractive options. For those that need multiple screens, there's a third streaming option for four screens in high or standard definition for $11.99 per month.
Netflix currently has 40 million subscribers.
This article is over a month old, voting and posting comments is disabled
RE: Here's what would really help
1/3/2014 1:58:52 AM
Oh I understand completely. Still doesn't make me happy to find out that 90's "Outer Limits" isn't available for streaming because some bloated fatcat thinks that he can make more $$$ off the library by letting it sit unused for all but the extreme die-hards who keep buying DVD's. And while I do appreciate what's available, I don't get why the content owners keep playing keep-away. I get that the big-bang theory isn't available for streaming (even the early seasons) because it's still on TV. Fine (even though that doesn't explain "how I met your mother" being available).
It just seems to me like Netflix needs more persuasive lawyers to plead their case to the content owners.
"I'm an Internet expert too. It's all right to wire the industrial zone only, but there are many problems if other regions of the North are wired." -- North Korean Supreme Commander Kim Jong-il
New Netflix Plans/Pricing Announced
July 12, 2011, 7:21 PM
Sharing Netflix Password May Soon be a Crime in Tennessee
June 2, 2011, 12:24 PM
Twitter Senior VP: "Diversity is Important, But We Can’t Lower the Bar"
November 9, 2015, 9:59 AM
CNN Resorts to Internet Censorship to Promote Clinton Over Senator Sanders
October 15, 2015, 2:47 PM
Breaking Bad: How to Crash Google's Chrome Browser With Just 8 Characters
September 23, 2015, 11:08 AM
Quick Note: Amazon UK Offers £10 Back on Any Order £50 or Over
August 3, 2015, 12:05 PM
Editorial: Reddit Allows Itself to be Hijacked as a Hate Platform For Racist Bigots
July 21, 2015, 6:32 PM
Mozilla and Facebook to Adobe: It's Time to Kill Flash
July 20, 2015, 6:30 PM
Most Popular Articles
Creationists are Mad About Google Doodle Depicting Evolution
November 24, 2015, 8:48 PM
Jumbo Joust: iPad Pro vs. Surface Pro 3 vs. Surface Pro 4
November 11, 2015, 1:00 AM
BlackBerry Priv is an Amazing Android So Secure You May Never Hear of It
November 2, 2015, 2:46 PM
iPhone 7 May Pack 3-4 GB Memory, More Storage; 4-Inch Comeback is Rumored
November 20, 2015, 10:12 PM
"Prepare to be Punished": Microsoft is Killing OneDrive With Cuts, Blames Users
November 3, 2015, 8:23 PM
Latest Blog Posts
Sceptre Airs 27", 120 Hz. 1080p Monitor/HDTV w/ 5 ms Response Time for $220
Dec 3, 2014, 10:32 PM
Costco Gives Employees Thanksgiving Off; Wal-Mart Leads "Black Thursday" Charge
Oct 29, 2014, 9:57 PM
"Bear Selfies" Fad Could Turn Deadly, Warn Nevada Wildlife Officials
Oct 28, 2014, 12:00 PM
The Surface Mini That Was Never Released Gets "Hands On" Treatment
Sep 26, 2014, 8:22 AM
ISIS Imposes Ban on Teaching Evolution in Iraq
Sep 17, 2014, 5:22 PM
More Blog Posts
Copyright 2015 DailyTech LLC. -
Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information