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Netflix prices in Indonesia higher than US, report suggests

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Sun, December 23, 2018  /  07:34 am
Netflix prices in Indonesia higher than US, report suggests

Canada is said to be the most cost-effective country to watch Netflix at $0.00124 per title. (Shutterstock/sitthiphong)

Netflix users in Indonesia are said to pay 28 percent more per title when compared with subscribers in the United States, according to a research conducted by Comparitech, a website that provides information, tools and comparison to help consumers in the US, United Kingdom as well as other countries to research and compare tech services.

With a subscription fee of Rp 109,000 (US$7.39) per month, Netflix users in Indonesia can get access to a total of 4,056 titles, comprising 1,438 TV shows and 2,618 movies. Meanwhile, Netflix users in the US pay $7.99 per month to watch a total of 5,839 titles.

Although the subscription cost in Indonesia is lower compared with the US, the cost per title in Indonesia is $0.00182, while it only costs $0.00137 per title in the US.

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The research was conducted in 78 countries, revealing other interesting facts about Netflix subscriptions across the globe.

Based on the study, Netflix in the US has the largest choice of titles. However, when it comes to best value, Canada is said to be the most cost-effective country in which to watch Netflix, as the users can access a total of 5,561 by only paying $6.90 per month.

The research also revealed that Denmark is the most expensive country to get Netflix with a $11.94 monthly subscription fee. (jes/kes)

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