Netflix has been spotted testing a price increase for their UK subscribers over the last few weeks with the highest price possibly increasing from £9.99 a month to £12.99. There are three sets of pricing currently being shown to potential new UK sign ups which do include the current prices. Netflix offers three tiers which increase in features as the price increases; these are Basic (1 screen, SD video quality), Standard (2 screens, HD video quality) and Premium (4 screens, UHD/4K video quality) which currently cost £5.99, £7.99 and £9.99 a month respectively. The new prices being tested are shown below:
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Netflix told Digital Spy that “We are testing slightly different prices to better understand how members value Netflix. Not everyone will see this test and we may never roll out these specific prices beyond this test. Our goal is to ensure that Netflix is always great value for money.”
So while there are no firm plans to increase the prices, it may be worth keeping it in the back of your mind that there may be a slight increase in the coming months. As with previous price increases it is likely that Netflix will honour their current prices for a few months before emailing you about your increase. And, if you’re not happy with potentially having to pay a maximum of £12.99 a month then just remember that it’s still less than half the price of NowTV’s full package at £27.96 a month for 2 screens and a restricted number of devices.
@BBC_HaveYourSay Noticed an AB/MVT test on different browsers on new prices for Netflix in the UK .
— Nate (@nateeatschicken) March 8, 2019