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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 […]

Parrot Analytics: Stranger Things sweeps competition aside in Sweden

Netflix’s Stranger Things has continued to show its vice-like grip on the public consciousness, by once again topping Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart for the week ending August 11 – this time in Sweden. The show drew 2.3 million average demand expressions, over more than double that of Orange Is The New Black in second […]

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 […]

Turkey to introduce new regulations for OTT services

Turkey is set to introduce new laws that could lead to more regulation for OTT platforms. The Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) and Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) are set to introduce new laws which will force all broadcasters and online content providers to obtain a licence from RTÜK. While the rules are […]

Disney announces streaming bundle for US$12.99 

Disney has continued its aggressive streaming strategy by announcing a US$12.99 (€11.76) bundle package of its three streaming services – Hulu, ESPN+ and the soon to launch Disney+. The package, announced by CEO Bob Iger during the company’s Q2 earnings call, will be available in the US from November 12.  It will be comprised of […]

Parrot Analytics: Orange is the New Black is no match for Stranger Things in the UK

The eagerly-awaited final season of Orange is the New Black was not enough to beat out Stranger Things in Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart in the UK for the week ending July 30. The retro sci-fi phenomenon saw 35,948,138 average demand expressions, compared to OITNB’s 8,323,699. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital […]

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 […]

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