New Netflix Rates Will Delay My Cord CuttingMonthly fee goes from $10 to $16. Looks like Redbox is the big winner.With Netflix rate increases, looks like I won’t be cutting the cord any time soon. Redbox, here I come.By Julie Jacobson, July 13, 2011
With Hulu Plus and Netflix, I was so close to cutting the cable cord. But now Netflix has gone and raised prices by 60% -- from $9.99 per month to $15.98 per month – for unlimited streaming and one disk per month.
You can have one or the other – streaming or hard disk – for $7.99 per month.
Here’s how the email exchange went with my husband:Him:
[forwarding notice from Netflix] Netflix raising pricesMe:
[expletive] What would you like to do? Just streaming? No hard disks? We always use Redbox anyway. Or just drop them altogether?Him:
Let's just keep getting disks. We never really stream anyway.
Speak for yourself, mister. I happen to enjoy streaming Netflix to my iPad on a lazy Sunday morning or sleepless weekday night. So I guess that’s how Netflix plans to get away with the new pricing plan – pitting spouse against spouse.
And, by the way, that extra $6 per month coincides with the disappearance of Sony titles from the Netflix library.
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