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Netflix announces the official pricing for its Australian service

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Netflix has finally announced the official three-tiered pricing for its new Australian subscription video on demand service – a day after the details were leaked online.

And it appeared the leaked pricing information was spot on.

Netflix officially kicks off tomorrow with the full content line-up (also leaked yesterday) to be unveiled at launch.

Netflix confirmed its service will be offered in three pricing packages – $8.99 for a single stream (one screen at a time) in standard definition; $11.99 for two streams (two screens at a time) in high definition and the $14.99 “family plan” for four streams (four screens at a time) in high definition and 4K Ultra High Definition.

From tomorrow, Netflix subscribers will be able to watch the first two season of Orange is the New Black with the third season set to debut on June 12.

Season three of Political drama House of Cards will also be seen on the Australian Netflix service.

There will also be a range of programs from leading distributors including Warner Bros, BBC, Fox, NBC Universal, Village Roadshow, Beyond Distribution, ABC and Walt Disney.

Netflix will broadcast in high definition with 5.1 Dolby Digital Plus surround sound as well as 4K Ultra High Definition where available.

Users can stream Netflix to nearly any internet-connected screen  – smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, Apple TV, Chromecast as well as on Mac and Windows computers.

The service will also be accessible on Fetch TV second generation set-top boxes, selected Blu-ray Disc players, PlayStation 3 and 4, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Xbox One and the Nintendo Wii U.

Netflix gift cards will also be available in denominations of $20, $30 and $50 at participating retailers like Woolworths, Coles, Big W, EB Games, 7-Eleven, Australia Post and Officeworks.