Netflix’s plans will gain a price increase for Brazilian subscribers. The change in values takes effect from July 17 and new contractors already pay the updated amount. The simplest package allows the user to watch movies and series on a standard definition screen. A second type of plan provides support for tracking content on up to two screens and in HD quality. The most complete subscription allows you to watch what you want on up to four screens with high definition (HD) and Ultra HD (4K) available.
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The news comes after cutting series – with costly production – that caused a stir among fans like Sense 8 and The Get Down, to reduce costs.
Netflix starts charging new values to new and old subscribers of the streaming platform – Photo: Raíssa Delphim / dnetc
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The value of the simplest plan remains parked: R $ 19.90. In this package, the subscriber can watch the content on just one screen (no sharing the login with family and friends) and in HD resolution. See the updated values:
Netflix values change in 2017
|Plans||Old value||Updated value|
|1 screen + standard definition||R $ 19.90||R $ 19.90|
|2 screens + HD||R $ 22.90||R $ 27.90|
|4 screens + Ultra HD||R $ 29.90||R $ 37.90|
Email to subscribers
Netflix sent an email to its subscribers to notify them of the change in subscription value. Although it does not address the reasons that motivated the increase, the message sent with the subject » The price increase, explained here » warns the user about the value that goes into effect from July 17 – within a month.
It is not the first time that the subscription of Netflix plans has revised values. But, unlike the last adjustment, the new prices are valid for all users: in the July 2015 increase, old subscribers continued to pay the previous value for another year. In a note to dnetc, Netflix stressed that the last increase occurred two years ago. «The one-screen plan will have its monthly fee maintained at R $ 19.90, while the plans for two and four screens will be adjusted to R $ 27.90 and R $ 37.90, respectively. The last increase of Netflix in Brazil happened two years ago, in June 2015 «, says the note.
Netflix e-mail about the values - Photo: Playback / Netflix
In the email, Netflix says only that the user continues to have unlimited access to what they want, when they want and on any device. «We will continue to offer an increasingly better service, developing new features …», says the text. Therefore, the additional is an investment for new features in streaming.