Africans Can Watch Their Favorite Netflix Show For As Low As $3.99 Per Month


July 5, 2021, 12:42 a.m.

Netflix has announced its plans to roll out a new mobile-only subscription plan for Africans at $3.99 per month. This makes up a subscription plan which is 50-60% lower than the basic Netflix offering.

Users in Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, and other Sub-Saharan countries are privy to the new plan.

In addition to the mobile-only subscription, the streaming service has added the Play Partial Download feature. The feature will allow users to watch their favorite TV show, even if it has not been completely downloaded. And once they have regained a strong internet connection, they can choose to finish the download and keep watching rather than waiting for minutes to complete downloads before watching.

Netflix announced that it is introducing this plan because the African market is most famous for downloading. The streaming giant attempts to enable users to save time and money as Africans have pivoted to offline viewing after cellular data prices have increased in markets.

“We always want to make it easier for members to access their favourite series or movies regardless of language, device, connectivity, or location. So partial downloading is now available on Android phones and tablets,” said the VP of Product Innovation at Netflix, Keela Robinson.

The streaming service also announced that it will begin testing on iOS in the coming months.

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