Sat. Aug 8th, 2020

Netflix’s New Partnership Aims To Give Customers More

Here’s an overview of a few of the bigger players in the streaming industry. 

  1. NETFLIX

Pros: Netflix is the gold standard for streaming services. A ton of original content to keep you entertained forever. 

Cons: Netflix is losing some of its most popular content to other streaming services in the near future, including Friends, The Office, and Parks and Recreation. 

Notable Exclusives: Stranger Things, Black Mirror, Seinfeld 

Purchase Options: 

  • Basic ($8.99/month) – One screen at a time, Standard Definition 
  • Standard ($12.99/month) – Two screens at a time, High Definition 
  • Premium (15.99/month) – Four screens at a time, HD and 4K Ultra HD 

  

  1. DISNEY +

Pros: Entire library of Disney content, from the most popular blockbusters to your favorite Disney Channel show from the 90s. 

Cons: If you are not a fan of typical Disney content, there’s not as much for you here. 

Notable Exclusives: Marvel, Star Wars, Simpsons, any Disney movie you can think of 

Purchase Options: 

  • $6.99/month 
  • $69.99/year 
  • Verizon customers get free for a year 
  • $12.99/month bundle with Hulu and ESPN plus 

  

  1. Apple TV+

Pros: A ton of original content from high profile creators like Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston, and M. Night Shyamalan. 

Cons: Not very much established content that you already know and love. 

Notable Exclusives: The Morning Show, See, Dickinson 

Purchase Options: 

  • $4.99/month 
  • FREE year with the purchase of an Apple product 

  

  1. Amazon Prime Video

Pros: Included with Amazon Prime subscription, which offers other benefits such as free two-day shipping. 

Cons: A lot of content requires an extra purchase. 

Notable Exclusives: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Boys, Lord of the Rings prequel series (coming soon) 

Purchase Options: 

  • $119/year 
  • $12.99/month 
  • Half off for students