Amazon increases its monthly Prime membership rate to $12.99

20 January, 2018, 08:14 | Author: Martin Tyler
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Amazon Prime will now cost $2 more per month, from $10.99 to $12.99. This price increase also means that those who unwisely choose to pay for a full year at the monthly rate will spend $156 instead of the previous $132. Meanwhile, Prime Student now costs $6.49 a month, up from $5.49.

The annual upfront charge will remain unchanged.

Fortunately, the annual rate of $99 will stay the same, as will the standalone $8.99 monthly fee for Amazon Prime Video for those who wish to enjoy Amazon's video content without paying for the shipping and other perks.

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It's safe to say that Amazon Prime is a fairly popular service. In 2016, though, the monthly option was added for users who didn't want to commit to an entire year. The monthly plan allows customers to cancel at anytime.

Amazon said Friday it is raising the fee on the pay-by-the-month version of Prime from $10.99 to $12.99 a month.

Worldwide, global app downloads surpassed 175 billion, last year, while the number of apps that consumers downloaded increased by 60% from 2015 to 2017, according to App Annie.

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Amazon Prime is about to get more expensive for anyone with a monthly subscription. Those two fragments of the market have generally been a little level of Amazon's enormous populace of Prime clients.

Amazon recently jettisoned a handful of original programs from its Prime Video lineup - including One Mississippi, I Love Dick and Jean-Claude Van Johnson.

"From Fire TV Stick and Echo Dot to Imagine Dragons, Manchester by the Sea and even the Instant Pot, Prime members certainly have great taste!" Members also took advantage of offers on Amazon, shopping more than 100,000 Lightning Deals with Prime Early Access.

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The cost builds come as Morgan Stanley sees signs that Amazon Prime's development is beginning to moderate.

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