Microsoft Announces New Office 365 Personal SKU, Costs $69.99 Per Year

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Microsoft today made an important announcement targeting consumer customers using Office 365. Office 365 has more than 3.5 million subscribers and Microsoft is planning to attract more people with the new SKU called Office 365 Personal. Office 365 Personal is a SKU targeted towards individuals interested in Office 365. Office 365 Personal allows for one PC or Mac and one tablet to be connected to the service and will be available for $69.99 USD/year or $6.99 USD/ month. Also, Microsoft renaming the existing Office 365 Home Premium subscription to Office 365 Home. Office 365 Home will cost the same $99.99 USD/year or $9.99 USD/month and you can use it in up to 5 PCs or Macs, and 5 smartphones.

We recognize that there are households of all shapes and sizes and we’re committed to delivering the right Office for everyone – whether that be one person or an entire household. Whichever Office 365 subscription you choose, you’ll get all of the subscription benefits including 60 minutes of Skype calling per month, 20 GB of additional OneDrive storage and always be up to date with the most recent version of Office. We’re committed to delivering a great Office experience to all of our customers and believe that giving you a choice about the Office 365 subscription that fits your unique needs is one way we can do that.

Source: Office blog



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  • jimski27

    Nice. While I will be keeping my 5 User Office 365 Home subscription, now there is no excuse for everyone else.