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Though different opponents have tried to unseat it, Netflix retains its place because the strongest streaming platform on the earth. Maybe that’s the reason you’ll be able to afford to launch a brand new subscription mode for free of charge . That is proper, having Netflix at no cost is not a dream, it’s nearly a actuality that’s already within the testing section.

The platform is testing a new free subscription , which permits customers to entry Netflix by merely signing up with their e mail, with out the necessity to enter a bank card or pay by different means.

For now, Netflix’s free plan is simply accessible in Kenya for Android smartphones.

“If you happen to’ve by no means watched Netflix earlier than (and lots of people in Kenya have not), it is a good way to check the service ,” Cathy Conk, director of product innovation, stated in a statement .

It’s value mentioning that this modality doesn’t embody ads or promoting , however affords solely 25% of all the catalog of the platform, reviews Variety . That’s, it has a collection of movies and incomplete seasons of the preferred sequence, to arouse curiosity.

Netflix’s aim could be for this free content material to work as a ‘little style’ to persuade new customers to subscribe to a paid scheme and thus be capable to benefit from the full catalog.

Though options comparable to parental controls , profiles or suggestions will likely be maintained , customers won’t be able to obtain content material to observe offline or ship it to televisions utilizing Chromecast or one other system.

Netflix’s new technique might compensate that since 2019 it eradicated the free trial month for brand spanking new subscribers in Mexico and different nations, one thing that earned it numerous criticism and discouraged potential customers from subscribing.

Netflix’s free service will roll out to all Kenyan customers within the coming weeks, and for now the corporate has not stated whether or not they’ll prolong it to different nations.