Netflix is testing a Rs 349 "Mobile+" plan in India that is similar to its existing Rs 499 Basic plan. Androidpure first reported the plan on Saturday. Like that plan, Netflix will only allow one stream at a time; but HD video is allowed, and TVs are not supported. This is an interesting pricing experiment for Netflix, since it has plans that are low in price and low on features, and high in price, and high on features — the pricing gap between the Standard Definition mobile-only Rs 199 plan and the Rs 499 basic plan is significant. If this price resonates with Indian customers, it would be a boon to both Netflix, which might make a little more from subscribers who would otherwise be sharing their account — the Mobile+ plan costs more than a two-screen plan split between two people, but not more than a four-screen Ultra-HD plan split among four people. Netflix declined to comment on the plan, beyond this statement: "We launched the [Rs 199] Mobile Plan in India to make it easier for anyone with a smartphone to enjoy Netflix. We want to see if members like the added choice this offer [the Rs 349 Mobile+ plan] brings. We’ll only roll it out long-term if they do." [caption id="attachment_218702" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Netflix's new Mobile+ plan for India. (Screengrab)[/caption] If the plan is a success, it might replace the Rs 499 basic plan altogether, since the current test hides the plan by default for new sign-ups.…
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