Apple today announced price increases for its Apple Music and Apple TV + subscription services, and the Apple One bundle will go up as a result.
Apple Music is up about $1 a month for individuals and about $2 a month for families; Apple TV+ is up $2; The Apple One is up about $3 a month.
IT House has learned that this is the first time Apple has raised the price of Music, TV+ and Apple One subscriptions in the US.
Apple said the increase in Apple Music subscription prices was due to increased licensing costs. Authors will earn more money, the company said, and the Apple TV + price increase reflects the growing variety of original TV shows and movies:
The pricing of Apple Music, Apple TV+ and Apple One will increase starting today. The change to Apple Music is due to increased licensing costs, which will allow artists and songwriters to make more money from streaming their music, relatively speaking. We also continue to add innovative features to make Apple Music the best listening experience in the world. We launched Apple TV+ at a very low price because we started with just a few shows and movies. Today, three years later, Apple TV + brings together a multitude of award-winning and critically acclaimed TV series, feature films, documentaries, and children's and family entertainment from the world's most creative storytellers.
Here's the full U.S. pricing breakdown:
Individual: $10.99 per month (from $9.99)
Family: $16.99 per month (from $14.99)
Individual Year: $109 per year (from $99)
Monthly: $6.99 per month (from $4.99)
Year: $69 per month (from $49.99)
Individual: $16.95 per month (originally $14.95)
Family: $22.95 per month (from $19.95)
Premier: $32.95 per month per year (from $29.95)