Amazon to roll out commercials on Prime Video from January 29, 2024

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Video streaming provider to start showing ads in movies and TV shows from January 29th, 2024 for United States users while the change will happen in the UK, Germany, and Canada soon as the company already started informing the subscribers via email. For France, Italy, Spain, Mexico and AU customers advertisements show will happen later this year.

Don’t worry: To enjoy the ad-free experience you need to pay $2.99 per month. Cheers to 2024!! Amazon Prime users need to pay monthly $14.99 each month and $139 annually.

According to Amazon’s email, “This will allow us to continue investing in compelling content and keep increasing that investment over a long period. No action is required from you, and there is no change to the current price of your Prime membership.”

Amazon Prime members enjoy the below benefits which you must know about

  • Early access during Prime Day
  • Free two-day Shipping
  • Free one-day and same-day shopping to limited pin codes
  • Unlimited photo storage through Amazon photos
  • Free subscription to some Kindle books and magazines
  • Get 5% back when you shop using Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card
  • Ad-free listening on Amazon Music
  • Gaming benefits with Prime Gaming

Other streaming services Netflix, Hulu, DisneyPlus, Max, and Peacock all sell subscriptions with ads and for ad free experience you have to pay the monthly cost.

Now Amazon to sell commercials, let’s check the price for streaming services with & without ads.

Streaming ProviderWith adsWithout Ads (Ads-free)
Hulu$7.99 per month $17.99 per month
Disney$7.99 per month $13.99 per month or $139.99 annually
Max$9.99 per month $15.99 or $19.99 (4k ultra HD video and more streaming and downloadable options.)
Apple$9.99 per month$19.95 – $37.95 (Access to TV+ and other Apple services)
Peacock$5.99 per month $11.99 Per month
Amazon $14.99 per month $2.99 per month

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