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Amazon Prime hikes US price by 18% as it ups content spend

Amazon announced Friday that it will increase the price for Prime memberships in the US by 18%, as the company eyes programming with wider reach and an increase in content spend. As first reported by Recode, Amazon will increase the price for US Prime members from US$10.99 to US$12.99. Its annual membership of US$99 will […]

Originals investment pushes up Netflix price

Netflix has hiked its prices once again, with the SVOD giant claiming this is due to its investments in original programming. Netflix’s content spend is due to hit US$7 billion (€6 billion) next year, with shows such as the newly commissioned ten-part series Raising Dion the result. A Netflix spokesperson was quoted as saying the […]