Netflix raises prices for Irish customers

Netflix is hiking its prices for many of its Irish subscribers.

The streaming service announced that it is charging an extra €1 a month for those that can watch on two different devices at the same time.

Those that avail of the four device subscription will now pay an extra €2.

The changes come into effect for the November direct debit, and immediately for new customers.

A spokeswoman for the streaming service said: "From time to time, Netflix plans and pricing are adjusted as we add more exclusive TV shows and movies, introduce new product features and improve the overall Netflix experience to help members find something great to watch even faster."

She added that more than 1,000 hours of original content was being added to the site in 2017.

The price change for existing customers will be rolled out in the next few months.

Subscribers will be notified from October 19, depending on their billing cycle, on when they will see the price change.

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