What's the Total Monthly Cost of All These Streaming Platforms? (PHOTOS)
At one point, cord-cutters enjoyed streaming TV at a fraction of the cost of cable TV subscriptions, but with the current boom of streaming platforms, television buffs will soon have to pony up dozens of dollars every month or make tough choices about their monthly subscriptions.
Even without the pricing info of NBCUniversal’s Peacock available, the total cost of the streaming platforms in the gallery above is close to $75 per month, and that’s based on these platforms’ lowest pricing tiers, some of which come with ads or — gasp! — standard resolution.
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You can whittle that princely sum a little by paying for some of these services by the year, but that discounted rate is still more than most of us feel comfortable paying: A recent Hollywood Reporter/Morning Consult poll found that Americans only want to pay $21 per month for all of their streaming services.
“Consumers want choice — but only up to a point,” Deloitte Vice Chairman Kevin Westcott previously told Variety. “We may be entering a time of ‘subscription fatigue.’”
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Flip through the slides above to see pricing details about some of the most popular and most anticipated streaming platforms out there.