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Netflix raises prices of its standard and premium monthly plans


Co-founder and director of Netflix Reed Hastings delivers a speech as he inaugurates the new offices of Netflix France, in Paris on January 17, 2020.Christophe Archambault | AFP | Getty ImagesNetflix on Thursday raised the prices of its standard and premium plans to $13.99 and $17.99 per month, respectively. The entry-level basic plan remains at $7.99 per month, the same price that was introduced last year. It’s the first increase since Netflix boosted the cost of its service in January 2019.Netflix’s standard plan offers up to 1080p quality and allows people to watch on two screens at the same time. Its premium plan includes support for sharper 4K resolutions and HDR and up to 4 screens at the same time. The basic plan supports 480p, about the quality of a DVD.Shares of Netflix were up nearly 4% on the price change.This news is developing. Please check back for updates.Subscribe to CNBC on YouTube. 

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