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Netflix to increase streaming rate plan by $1

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Netflix, one of the top American providers of on-demand TV shows and movies, will be increasing its rate charges. Current members, however, will not see a change in price for some time, ComingSoon.net reports on Friday.

The streaming internet provider sent out an e-mail. In it, it stated that in order to continue adding more movies and TV shows to its list of content, the monthly subscription price will rise from $7.99 to $8.99 for new members. The e-mail continues to thank current members and promises that the plan for current members will not increase for two years, as a thank you.

A dollar isn’t a huge difference; Netflix has always done a great job in providing members with a wide selection of content. As a member myself, I’ll be sticking with the service and think it’s great of them to keep our rate as is for the next two years.

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