LG U+ teams with Netflix to promote unlimited mobile plan

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To promote its unlimited mobile data service, South Korea's LG U+ has entered an agreement with Netflix to offer three months' free service to customers signing up until the end of June.

LG U+ launched what it says is the South Korean market's first truly unlimited (non-speed capped) LTE mobile data plans in February.

As a promotion for the unlimited services, eligible customers signing up to the unlimited high-speed mobile data plan will be given a complementary three month subscription to Netflix.

The subscription covers Netflix' basic plan, which allows for streaming of HD content on up to two screens simultaneously, as well as the ability to resume watching a show or movie from where they left off while switching devices.

The unlimited data plan also allows users to share up to 40GB of data per month with family members or friends.

“After introducing the unlimited high-speed data plan, we are continuously enriching our content offering, such as the recently-launched U+ Professional Baseball and U+ Golf, so that users can maximize their joy from the plan,” said LG U+ director of marketing Nam-soo said. “This promotion with Netflix further benefits customers under this plan.”

The deal could meanwhile help Netflix further build traction with its South Korean operations. Netflix first entered the Korean market in 2016 and has been building a line-up of original Korean programming.

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