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Hulu is raising the price of on-demand plans by a dollar

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Actress Samira Wiley attends the Hulu 2017 Upfront Presentation at La Sirena on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Streaming service Hulu is set to raise its fees by $1 starting Oct. 8.

On Tuesday, Hulu started notifying subscribers that as of Oct. 8, the price of Hulu’s two on-demand plans with ads and without commercials will increase by $1 for both current and new subscribers.

The changes do not affect pricing of the Hulu + Live TV plans or the Disney Bundle will remain at $13.99/ month.

It’s the first hike for Hulu’s VOD tiers.

Hulu’s on-demand service accounts for the majority of its subscriber base today.

Disney said it’s fiscal third-quarter 2021 earnings report it had nearly 174 million subscriptions across Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu at the end of the quarter.