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Netflix and Microsoft

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The streaming giant teams up with Microsoft to offer more affordable, and cheaper subscription plans for its viewers. The streaming platform aims to offer an ad-supported subscription that they would offer a smaller amount for their avid watchers. You may want to check out this article to know more.

A reason for this is that the company dropped 35 percent of its subscribed users, around 200,000 customers in the first quarter of this year ended their plans. Also, they chose Microsoft as a global advertising technology and sales partner, according to analyst Ross Benes, “Unlike the top three ad sellers in Google, Meta, and Amazon, Microsoft hasn’t pushed competing streaming products”.

Netflix’s Chief Operating Officer Greg Peters mentions in their blog post the flexibility and privacy protections among its users. “It’s very early days and we have much to work through. But our long-term goal is clear. More choice for consumers and a premium, better-than-linear TV brand experience for advertisers,” Peters wrote.

More on this Team-up

With numerous competitors in the likes of Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Disney+, and HBO Max. Inflation worldwide affects the sales of Netflix and other platforms, as people cut off unnecessary needs. In line with this, the partnership aims to attract more viewers with a budget-friendly price. The only confirmed statement on this is the possible roll-out of these new plans later this year.

Moreover, the streaming platform mentions that it never wanted any ads in its viewing. Microsoft is responsible for the platform’s design and management for companies who are interested to serve ads. However, there are no prices for the plans yet, we are hoping for the best for this Netflix and Microsoft team-up.

The Streaming Platform

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One of Netflix’s most successful series—Stranger Things | Photo Courtesy of Netflix via Twitter

Netflix is an online streaming platform available in multiple regions around the world. It offers various films, TV shows, documentaries, and videos that suit everyone’s tastes. There is Netflix present for available regions where contents may be quite different from each other. Also, they produce originals, like series and films which you can access via their streaming site or application.

Moreover, the platform offers different plan subscriptions that would satisfy your watching and streaming needs! We’ll lay it down here for you, so you may refer to the table below. (We base the price on USD and prices are based on their official site as of this writing, by the way)

Netflix Subscription Plans Prices

Basic Standard Premium
Monthly cost $9.99 $15.49 $19.99
The number of screens you can watch at the same time 1 2 4
Number of phones and tablets you can download on 1 2 4
Unlimited movies, TV shows, and mobile games

Watch on a laptop, TV, smartphone, and tablet

HD available Available Available
Ultra HD available Available


Moreover, just last month, Netflix announced that they have cut off 300 jobs, roughly 4% of the workforce due to increasing competitors and subscriber losses.

Are you curious about these affordable plans? Let’s watch out for it this year!

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