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AT&T TV Now price hike could add $15 to your bill

The service consists of live TV channels streamed online. The $50-a-month “Plus” package will now reportedly cost $65 a month, and the $70 “Max” package will go up to $80 a month. The changes roll out Nov. 19. – Abrar Al-Heeti, CNET » https://ift.tt/33HQJSz

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PS Vue Increasing Cost of All Packages by $5/Month

That brings the Access plan up to $49.99 a month, Core to $54.99 per month, Elite to $64.99 per month, and Ultra to $84.99 per month. The Access plan includes 50 live TV channels, Core adds a number of Sports channels, Elite features 100 channels and expands Core’s coverage with the addition of dedicated movie channels like Epix Hits and FXM, and Ultra includes everything in Elite along with HBO and Showtime. – Angela Moscaritolo, PCMag » https://ift.tt/2KQ1AEs

Analyst: few Netflix subscribers plan to cancel after the latest price increase

In detail, 70% of the [Hub Entertainment Research] sample said that they had heard about the price increase and even though about half of Netflix subscribers say they are unhappy about the increase, the rest were accepting, or even positive about potential upsides. Standard (51%) and premium (44%) subscribers were more likely than basic subscribers (37%) to say they were annoyed or angry about the increase. – Joseph O’Halloran, Rapid TV News » http://bit.ly/2FQNaRr

Netflix points to ‘Fortnite’ as competition after its price hike

Just days after revealing higher prices coming to customers in the US, Netflix is revealing its Q4 2018 results, and it’s already looking to the future. While a few years ago Netflix was the “Albanian army” coming to take on HBO, execs said in a letter to investors (PDF) that “We compete with (and lose to) Fortnite more than HBO.” In fact, Netflix claims it’s not focused on any of the competition, whether Disney+, Amazon, Hulu or NBCUniversal’s new entry, as much as it wants to provide a good experience for customers. – Richard Lawler, Engadget » https://engt.co/2FEGINa