Netflix is an American-based company founded by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California in 1997 which provides the OTT services in streaming media and DVD by mail. In the language of broadcasting, OTT stands for Over the Top content such as audio, video and other media content being shared over the internet without the involvement of MSO i.e. multiple-system Operator in the distribution of the content.
Many of us might have heard about Netflix and its services, but we are not able to get the access to Netflix services due to the unavailability of the services of Netflix in India. But, Netflix had recently launched their services in India, which is surely a relief for the lovers of TV shows, series, and other entertainment videos.
Now, as the services are being launched in the market by Netflix, the question arises from the side of people that ‘How Much Does Netflix Cost for A Month?’, ‘What are the basic plans and other plans’, and many other questions. We would be precisely discussing on the above question in the next few paragraphs just make you clear about the services being provided by the Netflix. So, let us just quickly get into the next section of the article.
Netflix is providing its services basically in three different plans, each plan has its own features and different amount of accessibility to the website and its features. The basic features that all the plan offers are unlimited viewing on TVs, computers, and mobile devices, and they can all be canceled at any time. All the services are subject to some terms and conditions and the quality of video will be dependent on your internet device and other hardware.
Please note that the prices may vary from place to place around the world. We have mentioned the basic amount that one has to pay at least to enjoy the services of Netflix. Now, we shall move into the details about the plans and their pricing and specifications and other features being provided in that certain amount of price.
As, we have discussed that there are three different plans that are being provided by Netflix which are:
- Netflix Basic Plan
- Netflix Standard Plan
- Netflix Premium Plan
Here is the average price structure across the global regions for Netflix services.
|Netflix Plan||Price (In US Dollars) per Month|
|Netflix Basic Plan||$7.99|
|Netflix Standard Plan||$9.99|
|Netflix Premium Plan||$11.99|
Here is the average price structure in India for Netflix services.
|Netflix Plan||Price (In Indian Rupee) per Month|
|Netflix Basic Plan||Rs.500|
|Netflix Standard Plan||Rs.650|
|Netflix Premium Plan||Rs.800|
- Netflix Basic Plan: – It is available for $7.99 per month across the global regions and for Rs. 500 per month in India. It offers the user with a bunch of all the basic features of Netflix such as movies, TV shows and other series in Standard video quality. It offers the feature to watch the movies and other entertainment shows on your laptop, tablet, phone or TV. The first month free trail is available for this plan. You can cancel the subscription anytime. The basic plan does not offer High definition picture quality and you can only watch on one screen at a time.
- Netflix Standard Plan: – It is available for $9.99 per month across global regions and for Rs.650 per month in India. The first month free trail is available for this plan. It offers the user to watch unlimited movies and TV shows on your laptop, phone, tablet or TV. It allows you to watch on different devices at same time. The picture quality is upgraded from Standard to high Definition whereas there is still unavailability of Ultra HD picture quality. You can cancel the subscription anytime. Standard picture quality advances to High Definition videos and allows for two simultaneous viewings.
- Netflix Premium Plan: – It is available for $11.99 per month across global regions and for Rs.800 per month in India. The first month free trail is available for this plan. It also offers the user to watch unlimited movies but in the ultra-high definition picture quality. This is the best part of this plan and also you can watch in four different devices at the same time. Just like the other plans, it also offers you to cancel the subscription anytime. The superior plan supports four screens at the same time and is the only plan to offer 4K footage.
We have summarized all the features in a structured tabular form which would probably help you out in opting the best plan for your need and your wishes. By the way, we would recommend you to use the Standard Plan for Netflix.
|Basic Plan||Standard Plan||Premium Plan|
|Monthly Subscription.||Rs. 500
|Ultra HD Picture Quality.||No||No||Yes|
|High Definition Picture Quality.||No||Yes||Yes|
|Number of Screens one can watch at same time.||1||2||4|
|Can watch on your Laptop, TV, phone and Tablet.||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Unlimited Movies, TV shows and TV series.||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|First month Free Month trail.||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Cancellation option anytime.||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Hope you are totally clear with the price structure of Netflix subscription for a month across the world and in India. Please make sure Netflix required high speed internet connection for better picture quality.