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Variety reports that “for the fourth quarter of 2018, Netflix reported 1.53 million paid net adds in the U.S. and 7.31 million internationally, to end the year with 139 million streaming members worldwide. The 8.8 million overall net gain was the biggest Q4 in the company’s history. Netflix had forecast Q4 U.S. net additions of 1.5 million paid streaming subscribers and 6.1 million international paid subs.”

I could end up being wrong about this, but I don’t think that the Netflix price increase will have a big impact on subscriptions. For me, that money - along with what I spend on Amazon Prime - is some of the best money I spend each year on entertainment.
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