Dropbox has today increased the storage space for its paid tier with 1 terabyte at no additional cost. Dropbox Professional users get a shock from 1TB to 2TB while Dropbox Business users go from 2TB to 3TB.
All new professional and business subscriptions include additional storage space starting today. The company says that it will increase storage for existing accounts "in the coming weeks."
Dropbox Plus, which costs $ 10 per month, stays at 1TB of storage. Dropbox Professional still costs $ 20 per month, but now comes with 2TB of storage. Dropbox Business plans still start at $ 12.50 per user per month, but offer 3TB of storage.
By comparison, Google One offers 2TB for $ 9.99 per month, 1
We asked Dropbox if it was to answer the competition, which is heating in the room. "No – this is because we listen to our users who have told us they want more space," said a Dropbox spokesman VentureBeat. She added that the company currently does not plan to increase the storage of its other levels.
Dropbox says that the move will make it easier for new users to join, upload all their files at a lower price. For existing users, the company hopes that they will use additional space for projects like HD video, to upload photos so that they can free up phone space and send large files to clients for review.