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Futuresource: Netflix driving SVOD in France, but multi-subscriptions lag

Netflix is driving growth of subscription video-on-demand in France, but multiple SVOD subscriptions, which have yet to take off, are expected to grow with the launch of new entrants over the next couple of years, according to Futuresource Consulting. According to the research outfit, total video entertainment consumer spend in France is expected to exceed […]

Rivals gaining on still-dominant Netflix in US

Rival services Hulu and Amazon Prime are making up ground in the battle with Netflix in the US, with the latter remaining dominant but losing market share, according to eMarketer. According to the research outfit, Netflix’s share of the US OTT market will drop to 87% this year, down from 90% in 2014. It predicts […]

PTC calls on Netflix to scrap 13 Reasons Why

The Parents Television Council (PTC) has called on Netflix to cancel controversial teen drama series 13 Reasons Why. The teen drama is based around the story of a teen suicide and the titular 13 Reasons Why she did it.  Netflix had previously removed the infamous suicide scene and added content warnings to the show following […]

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 […]