Amazon is tightening the purse strings once more, elevating costs for Music Limitless subscriptions. This newest improve impacts Prime members and household plan customers, The Amazon Music Limitless Particular person Plan for Prime members goes up from $9 to $10 per thirty days, or $89 to $99 per yr. The Amazon Music Limitless Household Plan is capturing up from $16 to $17 per thirty days, or $159 to $169 per yr.
These charges start instantly for brand spanking new subscribers, however pre-existing clients have a grace interval till September 19 earlier than they kick in. As for the why, Amazon magnanimously acknowledged that the value hikes will assist deliver “much more content material and options.” Aw, shucks. You shouldn’t have.
After all, this isn’t the primary time Amazon has raised Music Limitless costs this yr. Again in January, the prices went up for and final yr So, principally Prime members noticed costs jettison from $8 per thirty days to $10 per thirty days in simply over a yr. That’s a variety of new content material and options.
Amazon isn’t the one streamer taking further dips into our financial institution accounts. Nearly each recognized streaming service has been elevating costs this previous yr. YouTube Premium Tidal bought a rise, Apple Music and Apple TV+ Spotify shot up and that’s only the start. Different streaming companies like Peacock, Paramount+, Hulu and Max all raised their costs, doubtless so as to add these new content material and options everybody’s been speaking about.
In associated information, Amazon Music Limitless which is in keeping with Apple Music and Spotify. In an ideal world, a few of that value hike cash would go to the folks that really make the stuff that populate these platforms. This isn’t an ideal world.