Netflix Launches ‘Add a Home’ Feature and Password-Sharing Payment Plan in Five Countries: A new way of payment from slackers who steal password is being tested by Netflix. Bloomberg said that business is launching a function that enable customers to lawfully enable access from a second house in five Latin American countries for an extra monthly cost. Starting the next month, Netflix user in Honduras, Argentina, Guatemala, Dominican Republic and El Salvador will have access to “Add a home” feature.
Then, at a cost that is less expensive than a complete a standalone membership, anybody in each additional home will be able to access Netflix on any device.
This comes after Netflix’s “add extra member” options which allow user to pay a monthly charge to offer access to Netflix to persons outside of their households, was introduced in Chile, Costa Rica and Peru in March.
There are More than 100 Million Non-Paying Homes Globally
According to Netflix, user violates the terms of service by disclosing their login information to more than 100 million non-paying homes globally, including more than 30 million users in United States and Canada. Netflix Launches ‘Add a Home’ Feature and Password-Sharing.
The extensive account sharing within households, according to Chengyi Long, director of product innovation at Netflix “widespread account sharing between households undermines our long-term ability to invest in and improve our service”.
For extra “homes” for streaming access, Netflix member in the five new region will need to pay ARS 219 per home per month in Argentina and $2.99 per home, per month in Dominican Republic, Honduras, Argentina, Guatemala and El Salvador.
Netflix Will Ask You to Verify Your Device
Occasionally Netflix may request that you authenticate your device “if you are away from the Netflix household for an extended period of time.”
If password sharing payment plan implemented globally, Netflix’s yearly global revenue might rise by $1.6 billion, according to the estimates provided by the Wall Street firm Cowen