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Netflix officially suggests a cheaper subscription with ads

Netflix officially suggests a cheaper subscription with ads

Netflix will launch its new “Basic with Ads” subscription on November 3, 2022. It’s a cheaper version of existing subscriptions, but that’s where you’ll see ads as a user. At the moment, the “Basic with ads” option will not be available in Belgium yet.

Rumors about ads on me Netflix Tours have been conducted for a long time. Ted Sarandosthe co-CEO of the streaming service, confirmed at the end of June that Netflix was already working on such a formula with ads. More details about those plans were later leakedBut she had to wait until today for official news about her.

Basic with ads

Netflix contains a file press release She introduced her new subscription called “Basic with Ads”. This cheaper formula will be available in 12 countries starting November 3. These are Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, and South Korea. The intention is to expand this to more countries at a later date, although it is not yet known when that will be.

Basic with Ads costs $6.99. This is $3 less than the current cheapest formula in the US. For this amount you get the same image quality as on the “basic” subscription, which is 720p / HD. The intent is to offer the same collection of series, shows, and movies. Currently, “Limited Number of Movies & Shows” is not available due to licensing issues. However, the streaming service promises to fix that in the future.

4 to 5 minutes of advertising per hour

Users will see about 4 to 5 minutes of ads per hour while watching Netflix. These are short 15 or 30 second ads that show before and after movies, series, and shows.

In addition to Basic with Ads, users still have the option to choose one of the current subscription modes. They remain unchanged.