Amazon eyes Netflix, Hulu with $7.99-per-month Prime plan
Amazon Prime has a new offer.
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Amazon is offering a new plan to Prime customers.
After a one-month free trial, Amazon customers can now sign up for Prime for $7.99 per month. The e-commerce giant previously offered Prime subscriptions only at $79 per year. That deal, which saves folks about 20 percent compared to the month-to-month offer, is still available.
Amazon’s decision to offer a month-to-month offer puts it in direct competition with its chief rivals in the online-streaming business, Hulu and Netflix. Both of those companies charge customers…
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