Netflix ups its prices for ultra high-definition streaming

Want to watch your favorite movie in Ultra HD? Be ready to pay more.

If you have a fancy ultra-high definition television and want to watch “House of Cards” in all its devious glory, you’ll have to budget in a little extra cash.

High-definition video eats up more bandwidth, and therefore costs more to provide.

Since August, the streaming company Netflix has been requiring new customers to get its $11.99 per month plan in order to access ultra high-definition streams, rather than the basic $8.99 plan.

-Allan Zeus

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