Popular streaming giant Netflix has announced its advertising subscription details. The new tier, called “Basic with Ads” (Basic with Ads subscription), will offer the opportunity to watch Netflix at a much more affordable price. Here’s what you need to know about the new Netflix experience launching on November 3.
Netflix’s advertising subscription price is $ 6.99
The new blog post by Netflix detailed the price and release date of the ad-supported basic subscription. The new subscription tier, set at $6.99 for the US, will be available on November 3. That means it will be $3 cheaper than the ad-free tier.
The basic subscription tier with ads offers the opportunity to watch all content in 720p HD resolution. Ads to be displayed with Basic with Ads; It is stated that at the beginning of the series and movies, it will take 4 to 5 minutes. Each ad is planned to be 15 or 30 seconds long.
It should also be noted that subscribers with ads cannot download content for offline viewing. Netflix’s ad-supported subscription is scheduled to be available in 12 countries first. Turkey is not among these countries. Still, we think that Netflix Turkey advertising subscription support will come in 2023.
Let’s say that other ad-supported tiers have not been announced yet and their prices are not clear. The basic subscription tier ($45.99) currently offered only allowed viewing in 480p resolution. However, it was stated that this layer will also be upgraded to 720p HD resolution.
On the other hand, it should be noted that many of Netflix’s competitors, such as Disney+ and HBO Max, have switched to advertising subscription tiers. It is also said that recently even Apple TV+ is testing an ad-supported plan.