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Netflix showcases upcoming content with new section on TV app

Netflix is adding a new section to its TV app showcasing content that is soon to be released on the platform. The “Latest” section rolled out on Monday to smart TVs, streaming devices and games consoles, and is designed to make it easier for users to keep on top of all the new shows and […]

US carriers are consistently throttling popular video apps

Throttling of video streaming by US wireless carriers is “pervasive”, claims a new study.  The new research from Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts found that AT&T throttles YouTube 74% and Netflix 70% of the time. Interestingly, Prime Video was not slowed by AT&T, but it was throttled by T-Mobile US 51% of the […]

Amazon overtakes Netflix on content marketing spend

Amazon Prime Video has become the top spender on content advertising by an OTT company. According to an analysis by Mediaradar, Amazon sits atop the pile for the first half of the year, with Netflic and Hulu in second and third respectively.  This marks a shift from the first half of 2018, where Netflix was […]

Vodafone España bundles HBO, Amazon and Netflix in single offering

Vodafone España has launched a new bundle that includes the three main international streaming offerings available in the country – HBO España, Amazon Prime Video and Netflix – in a single offering for €74.99 a month. The offering is available to new customers for a year and to current customer who sign up before the […]

Money Heist smashes Netflix records

The latest season of Spanish-language La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) saw Netflix’s best performing first week for a non-English-language series, the streamer has confirmed. Following the season’s launch on July 19, 34,355,956 Netflix household accounts streamed the show over its first seven days.  This impressive figure means that the show not only has become […]

Netflix and YouTube find unlikely home in Tesla cars

Netflix and YouTube are set to continue their ubiquitous availability in an unusual platform – cars.  More specifically, Tesla cars.  Tesla boss Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday: “Ability to stream YouTube & Netflix when car is stopped coming to your Tesla soon! Has an amazingly immersive, cinematic feel due to the comfy seats & surround sound […]

Netflix officially launches cheaper mobile plan in India

Netflix has launched a mobile-only subscription plan in India.  The plan will cost RS199 (€2.59) per month, is restricted to a single mobile device and limited to 480p.  Last week, Netflix announced during its Q2 results that it would launch this plan in the country during Q3 2019. However, the company has decided to launch […]

Eurovision signs US distribution deal with Netflix

Continental singing contest Eurovision has announced a distribution deal with Netflix.  The agreement will see the semi-finals and grand final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest available to watch on Netflix in the United States, with the 2020 contest in the Netherlands available on-demand after the event takes place. In keeping with Netflix’s staunch aversion […]

Arron Banks threatens Netflix over The Great Hack doc

Brexit funder Arron Banks and Leave.EU have issued a legal threat to Netflix over the upcoming documentary The Great Hack. The Great Hack is on the subject of the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the subsequent abuse of personal data by various organisations – including the Brexit campaign. The documentary launches this week, but Banks had […]

Is the tide starting to turn for Netflix?

In the deep sea of quarterly reports landing on desks this month, perhaps most eye-catching has been that of streaming behemoth Netflix. The company, which has seen stumbles and obstacles since it emerged as the de facto SVOD leader just under a decade ago, has largely gone unchallenged at the top of the pile. However, […]

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