Netflix introduced on Wednesday that it’s testing a brand new fee mannequin for customers who want to share accounts between separate households. The take a look at will place over the following few weeks in Chile, Costa Rica, and Peru.

Users with Netflix‘s Basic, Standard, or Premium plans will have the ability to share a single account with an extra consumer exterior the family for 2,380 CLP in Chile, US$2.99 in Costa Rica, and seven.9 PEN in Peru through the take a look at.

The firm acknowledged that it hopes to “enable members who share outside their household to do so easily and securely, while also paying a bit more.”

Netflix additionally acknowledged that it’s going to add a brand new characteristic which is able to allow the switch of Netflix profiles between accounts.

Netflix not too long ago raised the worth of its subscription plans within the United States and Canada. The service’s normal plan, which permits customers to stream in HD on as much as two separate gadgets, raised its value from US$13.99 to US$15.49 monthly. The service’s premium plan, which permits customers to stream in 4K on as much as 4 separate gadgets, elevated from US$17.99 to US$19.99 monthly. The primary plan, which doesn’t enable HD streams, elevated from US$8.99 to US$9.99 monthly.

The service beforehand elevated subscription costs within the United States in October 2020.

Source: Netflix‘s weblog, Variety (Todd Spangler), Indiewire