ibusinesslines.com
ibusinesslines.com December 18, 2017


While Netflix Raises Prices, Hulu Discounts Subscriptions For the First Year

10 October 2017, 10:05 | Myron Mathis

While Netflix Raises Prices, Hulu Discounts Subscriptions For the First Year

Hulu promos discounted $5.99 entry tier to its streaming library

Its entry-level service is still priced at $7.99. But Hulu - which streams a bevy of TV shows from major networks along with a handful of original series - is actually cutting prices, just as Netflix plans to raise its own.

The offer is available for new subscribers signing up before January 9, 2018.

Hulu lowered prices for its entry-level plan.

Less than a week after Netflix announced a price hike for some of its plans, Hulu announced it's going in the opposite direction. It also increased the price of its premium plan.


Hulu has been adding to its current services. Hulu's commercial-free option is still available for $11.99 per month, while the live TV and on-demand streaming service, Hulu With Live TV, is available for $39.99 per month.

Definitely a good PR move here, especially after they have been on a streak of good news, following their Emmy win for "The Handmaid's Tale.' The service also continues to line up massive wins in their content library, getting exclusive rights to 'This is Us, ' and nearly the entire back catalog of 'TGIF" shows like 'Boy Meets World, ' and 'Family Matters'.

The promotion, it is reported, was only coincidentally rolled out before the Netflix move on September 21.

If you're never tried Hulu before, the streaming company is certainly doing everything it can to give you a reason to do so.



Other News

Trending Now

Bethesda Calls Reaction to Wolfenstein 2's Nazi-Killing Trailers "Disturbing"
The New Colossus takes place in an alternative version of America where the Nazis have successfully invaded the good old US of A. This fictional setting of Nazi soldiers on the USA streets is awfully familiar to real-life current events as of late.

Trump challenges Rex Tillerson to IQ test
Tillerson's public pushback seemed to calm the waters. "I think I'm actually strengthening authority". Last week Mr Tillerson called a news conference to deny reports that he was considering quitting.

Zuckerberg promotes VR with footage of disaster-stricken Puerto Rico
Some other spots they "teleported" to included the surface of the moon and next to Zuckerberg's dog, Beast. Franklin responded by saying it was "crazy to feel like you're in the middle of it".

Microsoft officially announces Windows Phone is dead
Along with too few vendors supporting Windows Mobile, Microsoft also made some financial and technology missteps along the way. Citing the lack of app support and poor market share, Microsoft has finally chose to kill support for Windows 10 Mobile .

Saudi Arabia, India 'can unlock huge growth opportunities'
Amin H Al-Nasser at CERAWeek petroleum summit said, "India has all the signs of a prosperous economy that is on the move. Saudi Aramco through its subsidiary ARAMCO Asia India (AAI) established its formal business presence in India in 2016.

Watch Stephen Colbert And Jon Stewart Try To Give Trump 'Equal Time'
When it was Stewart's turn to say something positive, he ran into a bit of trouble coming up with exactly what to say. Will Trump give humanity the rose? Eventually, Stewart was unable to hold back any longer. "I choose the latter".

#WorldMentalHealthDay: Twitter erupts with support for employees
Through powerful words and actions, we can shift the social and systemic barriers for those living with mental health conditions. Onfido told Business Insider it had 87 employees attending Sanctus mental health sessions, more than half its total staff count.