Netflix Launches Cheaper ‘Basic With Ads’ Subscription
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Starting tomorrow (Thursday), Netflix will be offering a cheaper, ad-supported service plan. The ‘Basic with Ads’ tier costs $6.99 a month, with roughly 4 to 5 minutes of ads per hour of viewing. Video quality will be limited to 720p/HD, and certain movies and TV shows won’t be available due to licensing restrictions. The service launches Thursday, Nov. 3rd at 9am EST. How many streaming services do you subscribe to?  How many of them play ads?

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