- Netflix has launched a free tier in Kenya.
- That is just for Android units and offers entry to a fourth of the catalog.
- Customers on this tier can’t obtain or solid content material although.
Netflix isn’t any stranger to providing cheaper plans and different extra accessible methods to begin streaming. Now, it appears like the corporate’s newest providing on this regard is a free plan, albeit in a single nation for now.
Netflix announced yesterday (h/t: Engadget) that it’s now providing a free plan of types for Android customers in Kenya. Variety reviews that this free tier offers entry to solely a few fourth of the catalog of the paid plans.
This free tier doesn’t require customers to enter their cost particulars both, as you solely must create an account and ensure you’re 18 or older. Nonetheless, customers do get personalised suggestions, help for a number of profiles, ad-free playback, and parental controls.
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There are a few different downsides to this tier although. Apart from the a lot smaller content material library, the free Netflix tier additionally gained’t allow you to obtain content material onto your Android gadget or solid to a TV.
Will this plan come to different nations although? Nicely, Netflix informed Selection that it was launching in Kenya first to check simply how efficient a free tier might be in attracting paid subscriptions. We will think about that this tier will due to this fact unfold to different markets if this technique is certainly profitable in Kenya.