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Prime Video is getting more expensive in the US, is it good for us?

Prime Video is getting more expensive in the US, is it good for us?


If you have an Amazon Prime subscription, you can stream unlimited movies and series via Prime Video. Where you pay a nominal amount for a subscription here, prices have skyrocketed in the US. This may be a precursor to the Netherlands.

In the United States, you once paid $ 99 for an annual subscription to Amazon Prime. That amount has risen to $ 119, now rising to $ 139 a year for the first time since 2018. A monthly subscription ranges from $ 12.99 to $ 14.99 per month.

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According to Amazon, the price increase is easy to justify. The company is investing heavily in options for Prime subscribers, which means prices have to rise every time.

For example, in the United States, you are free in 90 regions Same day delivery And the number of items offered for free has grown enormously. The company claims that subscribers save a lot of money through Prime Day and enjoy all kinds of benefits such as Amazon Music, Prime Reading and Prime Gaming. Then, of course, there is Prime Video.

That streaming service is becoming increasingly important and home to a few large-scale and expensive movies and series. Just think of what is to come Lord of the Rings: The Rings of PowerSuch as series and movies Manchester by sea And Tomorrow’s war

The question now is when prices will rise in the Netherlands, because we now have to raise the 2.99 euros a day we pay per month.