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Netflix?

Post by abbby » Sat, 06 Jun 2020 11:46 am

Finally subscribed to Netflix and I must say it's really not bad for the price you pay less than $20 a month, I can choose what I want to watch, add to list, watch it anywhere, tablet, laptop, phone, TV. The list of shows may not be 100% complete but not bad for the price you pay vs. Starhub programs which I pay about $100 a month. And Netflix they do not tie you to a contract. For Starhub, there's no flexibility on channels you want and do not want, and you're typically tied to the tier ie: entertainment, news, etc. and also a long term contract.

Thanks to those who recommended Netflix. =D>
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 06 Jun 2020 5:52 pm

Did you get Netflix via Starhub or on your own?

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Post by abbby » Sun, 07 Jun 2020 1:30 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
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Did you get Netflix via Starhub or on your own?
I got in on Netflix for about a week and today I saw an advertisement on starhub TV about signing up Netflix on Starhub, so I visited starhub to check the rates, strangely, it's the same rates and package. So what are the benefits of signing up Netflix via Starhub?
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Post by PNGMK » Sun, 07 Jun 2020 10:19 am

My son shares his NF sub with me. I use it to look for movies I've heard about and British series. I would really like to watch BBC iPlayer more in Singapore but it seems the only legal option is via a Starhub sub and I'm not sure what value it brings.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 07 Jun 2020 12:49 pm

abbby wrote:
Sun, 07 Jun 2020 1:30 am
sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Sat, 06 Jun 2020 5:52 pm
Did you get Netflix via Starhub or on your own?
I got in on Netflix for about a week and today I saw an advertisement on starhub TV about signing up Netflix on Starhub, so I visited starhub to check the rates, strangely, it's the same rates and package. So what are the benefits of signing up Netflix via Starhub?
That is what I am trying to find out. I have a starhub subscription already. Is the starhub netflix content constrained, content wise, compared to a direct subscription with netflix? If through Netflix does it use data or wifi? Starhub I assume just wifi?

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Post by MikeJones » Sun, 07 Jun 2020 1:55 pm

Netflix content is region dependent so logging in from Singapore will show different content than the US or UK but I don't think there is any additional constraint by signing up via Starhub. I had already subscribed to Netflix before Starhub started offering it and can't see any reason to change over. In fact what with Amazon Prime and Netflix I don't think I've watched anything on an actual Starhub TV channel this year. Next renewal time I think I'll look at going to a broadband only plan and ditch Starhub TV entirely.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 07 Jun 2020 4:31 pm

Thanks Mike. That's the answer I was looking for, spot on. So if I don't currently have netflix but am on Starhub, I may as well just subscribe via Starhub considering the content is the same but this way only receive one bill each month unless I subscribe to Amazon Prime as well. Correct?

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Post by MikeJones » Sun, 07 Jun 2020 4:45 pm

Just had a look at the Starhub Netflix options: https://www.starhub.com/personal/entert ... tflix.html and it looks like you can either have it included in your bill or pay separately by credit card. Prices and plans are identical to direct Netflix subscriptions. Personally I'm on the premium plan so there are no arguments between me, the missus and the step-daughter over who get's to watch what, worth the extra cash for household peace :D

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Post by abbby » Mon, 08 Jun 2020 9:36 am

@sundaymorningstaple: No constraint on the content, except that I have to set the settings for different age groups on my account. The subtitles on Netflix do get a little vulgar compared to Starhub's. It's been great so far and I might just consider ditching Starhub after my contract expires.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 08 Jun 2020 6:45 pm

New TV arrived today, Android TV 55" Netflix App, UTube & Amazon Premier apps all preinstalled. Asked the installer which way was best, he told me that clarity it better with Netflix going direct rather than Starhub. So I bit the bullet and registered for NetFlix Premier direct, that way I can escape from CNN which my wife watches 12 hours a day, which needless to say, drives a conservative crazy. But you can ask her what happen 10 minutes after she turns it off and she cannot tell you anything.The dementia is really getting bad. This way my grandniece and helper and myself can all retreat to our respective corners and watch what we want. Thanks, guys & gals for the info.

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Post by CluelessMe » Tue, 09 Jun 2020 1:36 am

I got Netflix for my girlfriend. Now the account is shared with her mother and sister.

Sounds good but now I have to watch all the series they watched or I will be left out of the conversations...

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Post by taxico » Fri, 17 Jul 2020 2:10 pm

psa: i pay 17.99 turkish dollars for my netflix. that's less than 4 sgd.

i used to pay 15.99 turkish dollars previously, but the price went up.

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i don't get HD but it doesn't matter because i don't often use it. : )

ps: only legal for SG residents paying on an overseas credit card.

netflix global prices here:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... edit#gid=0
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Post by tt1973 » Fri, 17 Jul 2020 2:22 pm

That is so cheap compared to SG.

Why are we paying so much more :x

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Post by abbby » Fri, 17 Jul 2020 2:41 pm

OMG $4? Is cheap..and I thought it was already cheap in Singapore...guess we've overpaid too...
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