Netflix hikes rates for Blu-ray subscribers

Netflix hikes rates for Blu-ray subscribers

Netflix LogoYour next Netflix billing statement will increase if you have the optional Blu-ray access. The amount of the price increase will be determined by which plan you have. For the regular 3 DVD (Unlimited) plan the rate will increase from the $1 extra per month to $4 extra per month.

Netflix already charges an additional $1 per month on top of the regular subscription cost for Blu-ray access due to the increased cost to purchase the high-def format. The entry price did drop two years ago $1 per month, so the additional $1 for Blu-ray was a wash.

This is unfortunate but understandable. The number of Blu-ray titles now available is incredibly high, my video queue has over 450 titles on it and I’d say a good 30% of them are now available on Blu-ray.

About Steven Kippel

Steven Kippel has worked as a systems designer for a leading high-end audio/video custom integrator in Southern California since 2003. He is responsible for researching new technologies and integrating them into existing systems and new construction projects. He has designed several high-profile systems for discriminating clients on the cutting-edge of technology. When he is not hard at work, Steven is spending time with his wife, playing with his band or promoting concerts and bands in the Inland Empire. His favorite bands include The Cure, U2, Eisley, Living Sacrifice and DragonForce.

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