Netflix discontinues ad-free basic plan aiming to bolster ad-supported subscriptions

  • Netflix has canceled its commercial-free basic plan in the U.S and UK, aiming to attract more users to its ad-supported tier.
  • Existing members on the basic plan can remain until they modify plans or terminate their accounts.
  • This decision follows Netflix’s crackdown on account sharing outside the same house, which led many users to opt for its cost-effective ad-supported plan.
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