Apple has increased the prices for several subscription services in Canada, including Apple Music, Apple TV+ and Apple One.
In Canada, monthly prices are up to $4.00 higher depending on the service, with the highest overall price hike coming with the Apple TV+ annual plan, which is a whopping $30.00 higher than before.
- Individual Plan – $10.99 per month (previously $9.99)
- Family Plan – $16.99 per month (previously $14.99)
- Annual Plan – $109.00 per year (previously $99.00)
- Individual Plan – $8.99 per month (previously $5.99)
- Annual Plan – $89.00 per year (previously $59.00)
Apple One (includes Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple Fitness+, Apple News+ and iCloud+)
- Individual Plan – $18.95 per month (previously $15.95)
- Family Plan – $24.95 per month (previously $20.95)
- Premier Plan – $37.95 per month (previously $33.95)
These new rates are effective immediately for new subscribers, while existing members will be notified of the updated rates before their next billing cycle.
This marks the first time Apple has upped the rates for all three services in Canada and the company says the Apple Music price hike is due to higher music licensing costs, while the Apple TV+ price hike reflects their growing streaming library compared to launch.
"The subscription prices for Apple Music, Apple TV+ and Apple One will increase beginning today," an Apple spokesperson told 9to5Mac. "The change to Apple Music is due to an increase in licensing costs, and in turn, artists and songwriters will earn more for the streaming of their music. We also continue to add innovative features that make Apple Music the world's best listening experience. We introduced Apple TV+ at a very low price because we started with just a few shows and movies. Three years later, Apple TV+ is home to an extensive selection of award-winning and broadly acclaimed series, feature films, documentaries, and kids and family entertainment from the world’s most creative storytellers."