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Netflix is a global provider of on-demand streaming movies and TV series and their service was officially launched in Singapore in January 2016.
Netflix is a subscription-based video-on-demand streaming service with 3 price plans:
- Basic $11.98/month for standard definition and 1 concurrent screen
- Standard $15.98/month for high definition and 2 concurrent screens
- Premium $19.98/month for ultra-high definition and 4 concurrent screens
New users of Netflix and rejoining customers who cancelled their service for more than 10 months can sign-up to enjoy 1 free month of trial and can cancel anytime without long-term contracts or cancellation fees.
You can watch content on Netflix instantly from any Internet browser or any Internet-connected device using the Netflix app such as a computer, gaming console, DVD or Blue-ray player, HDTV, set-top box, home theatre system, phone or tablet.
The number of devices that may be allowed to watch simultaneously will depend on your membership plan.
The minimum required connection speed is 0.5Mbps, but you may want a faster connection for improved video quality.
The recommended Internet download speed per stream are as follows:
- 0.5 Mbps - Required broadband connection speed
- 1.5 Mbps - Recommended broadband connection speed
- 3.0 Mbps - Recommended for SD quality
- 5.0 Mbps - Recommended for HD quality
- 25 Mbps - Recommended for Ultra HD quality
StarHub Fibre TV customers can access Netflix on Ch 525 or Ch 899 (Apps) on the Fibre TV Set-Top Box. Customers will be required to sign-up for Netflix or login with their account credentials if they are current subscribers of Netflix.
StarHub Billing (Collection on Behalf)
StarHub Postpaid customers on residential plans can sign up for Netflix and bill their subscription to their StarHub Postpaid bills (Mobile/ TV/ Broadband/Digital Voice).
StarHub Fibre TV customers can tune to Ch 525 or Ch 899 to sign up via the Netflix app. To bill your Netflix subscription via StarHub, please select StarHub Bill during the payment method selection.
Alternatively, you can sign up for Netflix via www.starhub.com/netflix and select a StarHub billing account to bill your Netflix subscription.
If you are an existing customer with Netflix, you will need to cancel your subscription with Netflix first in order to sign up with StarHub.
Yes, there will be a $0 charge on your StarHub bill as shown in the below example:
The Netflix subscription will be reflected under the “Others – Third Party Services” section on your bill. Your corresponding plan type (Netflix 1 screen/Netflix 2 screens/Netflix 4 screens) will be reflected under the “Itemised Usage Details” section.
There will be no additional 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST) charged and it is the same price as signing up directly with Netflix.
As Netflix is a prepaid service, if you terminate your subscription early, you will be able to stream until the end of the prepaid period.
StarHub Fibre TV customers will not be able to watch your Netflix service using their set-top box if their StarHub TV service is suspended. However, you can continue to view your Netflix service directly on other supported browsers or devices.
StarHub Fibre TV
You can tune to Ch 525 or Ch 899 (Apps) to access the Netflix app and login with your account credentials.
Yes, you can block access by activating Parental Lock by selecting Ch 525 under Channels or Netflix under Ch 899 (Apps). To access Parental Control, press Menu and go to Settings.
Yes, mobile data used to stream content on Netflix with your mobile device will count towards your existing data allowance of your mobile plan.
Watching movies or TV shows on Netflix uses about 1 GB of data per hour for each stream of standard definition video, and up to 3 GB per hour for each stream of HD video.