Netflix Pulls the Plug on iTunes Billing for New Subscribers
The change will not affect existing subscribers.
If you’re an iOS user and are considering a Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) subscription in the new year, or a canceled subscriber who wants to re-up, you won’t be able to make your monthly subscription payments via iTunes. According to TechCrunch, in 2018, Netflix conducted a two-month test in 33 countries across Europe, Latin America and Asia to see if omitting the payment option would be a deal breaker for new customers. Apparently not. Netflix told Venture Beat the change will be permanent and global. Netflix’s FAQ page has been updated to reflect this change.
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