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There are more streaming choices than ever before, and now Peacock has joined the list of services that are getting even more expensive.
A media update reported by Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and The Streamable confirmed prices for both of its streaming plans are going up, effective August 17th, with the cheaper Premium plan going up by $1 each month, from $4.99 to $5.99, and the Premium Plus package that gets rid of ads on most content and adds downloads for offline viewing along with access to live, local NBC channels is going up by $2, from $9.99 to $11.99 per month.
Customers will be notified of the price change with messages that start going out tonight. However, company representatives could not comment on the record about…