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Netflix: Luxembourg and Spain make gains in ISP Speed Index, new Sydney office announced

Netflix has unveiled its ISP Speed Index for May, with Luxembourg and Spain making significant gains. The Netflix ISP Speed Index is a monthly update from the company on which internet service providers (ISPs) are best equipped to deal with streaming the service’s content at peak hours. Luxembourg and Spain rose five spots to 4th […]

Parrot Analytics: Lucifer takes bite out of competition

Netflix series Lucifer was the clear favourite of German viewers for the week ending June 2, according to  Parrot Analytics’ list of in-demand digital originals in Germany. Titles from the streaming platform make up half the top 10. Lucifer in first with an average of 6,287,152 demand expressions for the week, while Stranger Things, Orange […]

Disney+ ‘to lead’ doubling of western Europe SVOD base

Subscription video-on-demand numbers in western Europe are set to double over the next five years, with Disney+ contributing hugely to the boom, according to a report by Digital TV Research. According to the Western Europe OTT TV and Video Forecast Report, SVOD gross subscriptions – meaning each subscription service taken up by households – in […]

UK SVOD numbers jump by a million in Q1

The number of UK homes accessing at least one of the three main streaming services available in the country – Netflix, Amazon Prime or Now TV – grew by 8.4% in the first quarter to reach 13.3 million, according to the latest UK Television Landscape Report from audience measurement outfit BARB. According to BARB, the […]

Netflix increases UK pricing by 20%

Streaming giant Netflix is to increase pricing to its UK offering by up to 20%, the company said on May 30. The standard plan (allowing for streaming on two devices at the same time in HD) rises to £8.99 (€10.44) from £7.99 (€9.28), while the premium plan (streaming on up to four devices in Ultra […]

Netflix and Prime Video eclipse local broadcaster revenues in the UK

UK revenue for streaming giants Netflix and Amazon Prime is double that of the nation’s five biggest broadcasters. According to an Ofcom report on the UK’s VOD market, Amazon Prime and Netflix generated an estimated £1.09 billion (€1.27 billion) in 2018. By contrast, Sky’s Now TV, ITV Hub, All 4, My 5 and the BBC […]

Netflix and Cellcom announce collaboration agreement

Netflix is continuing its expansion into Israel with the announcement of a distribution deal with Cellcom. Cellcom, is an Israeli communications group that serves as the country’s largest cellular provider with over 2.5 million subscribers. The deal will see Cellcom serve as a distributor of Netflix in Israel, including through direct access to the Netflix […]

Chinese drama purchased by Netflix for international distribution

Netflix has picked up Youku series I Hear You. The streaming giant has acquired the 24-part romantic comedy from the Chinese streaming giant, which will launch the drama later this week to international subscribers. The deal marks Neftflix’s second major acquisition from Youku, following on from 2017, when the SVOD bought thriller Day And Night. […]

Three nations see success in Netflix’s April ISP Speed Index

Netflix has unveiled its ISP Speed Index for April, with Israel, Thailand and Poland making the most significant gains. The Netflix ISP Speed Index is a monthly update from the company on which internet service providers (ISPs) are best equipped to deal with streaming the service’s content at peak hours. Israel, Thailand and Poland all […]

SVOD players ‘will not consider’ natural history co-productions

Alastair Fothergill, producer of Netflix’s Our Planet, has warned that SVOD players “will not consider co-productions” around natural history in the future as the digital giants look to plant their flags in the genre. The veteran natural history producer, who left the BBC’s Natural History Unit (NHU) in 2012 to set up Silverback Films, suggested to […]

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