Netflix last hiked prices in 2014, which similarly was attributed to increased TV show and movie offerings.
Last quarter, Netflixposted a total 5.2 million new memberships - 2 million more than analysts had predicted - to hit a global figure of 104 million.
Netflix is raising the price for its most popular US video streaming plan by 10 percent - a move aimed at bringing in more money to outbid HBO, Amazon and other rivals for addictive shows such as "Stranger Things". The basic plan, which only lets users watch on one screen at a time and doesn't offer HD, will remain the same price at $7.99. Those who try to sign up today for Netflix will see the new, higher prices and not the old pricing. HBO Now, the standalone streaming service of HBO that offers access to shows such as "Game of Thrones" and "Veep", is priced at US$14.99 a month, while Hulu prices its service without commercials at US$11.99 per month.
NFLX stock was up 3% as of Thursday morning and is up 54% year-to-date.
Mashable reports that the price increase will begin in November. The company expects to spend almost $7 billion on content for its service next year, including movies, TV series and comedy specials.
The Net TV leader has also added a downloading feature for offline viewing, and has increased its spending on original content to $6 billion this year.
Subscribers will see the price changes on their bills depending on when their next cycle comes due.
Netflix and rival Amazon Prime have been pumping money into original shows to win fans and set themselves apart in an increasingly competitive bid for viewers' time.
The UN's humanitarian affairs office said the number of people still in the town was unknown but could be up to 78,000. In addition, Iraqi forces also announced the release of 98 nearby villages and the elimination of 196 militants.
Suarez said the Federal Bureau of Investigation considered Danley a "person of interest", but not necessarily a suspect. Paddock, an avid high stakes gambler, first met Danley when she worked as a hostess in a Reno, Nev. casino.
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The sheriff said on Monday that Ms Danley was in Japan but in the latest media conference he said she was in the Philippines. The officials said that as of midday Wednesday, there was no indication she was aware of Paddock's plans.
Of the other two, one entered the Subordinate Officers Mess and another barged into the administrative block. Six members of this squad are still in the Valley and may launch another attack, they said.
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Amazon will now have to pay back around €250 million, covering the eight years that the tax structure was in place, plus interest. The commission claims that an arrangement between Ireland and Apple results in an illegal advantage for the iPhone maker.
If You Had A Yahoo Account In 2013, You've Been Hacked
HACKERS stole personal data from all three billion Yahoo user accounts during a cyberattack in 2013, the tech giant has revealed. After the hack in 2013, Yahoo conducted an investigation and then disclosed the insights in 2016 .