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Netflix to open new US production hub in New Mexico

Netflix is to open a major US production hub in the southwestern state of New Mexico. The streaming giant is in final negotiations to buy ABQ Studios, which is located in Albuquerque’s Mesa Del Sol community, and plans to invest $1bn into production in the state over the next 10 years. The studio – which […]

CCS predictions: 5G headaches and Netflix cinemas

Global analyst firm CCS Insight has unveiled a series of thought-provoking predictions for 2019 and beyond at its annual event in Central London. Among its more interesting media-related forecasts is that SVOD platform Netflix will open its own branded cinema by 2022, a move that will allow it to diversify and promote its catalogue and […]

Parks: 91% of US OTT subscribers take Netflix, Hulu or Amazon

More than nine in ten US over-the-top video subscribers take at least one of the country’s top three services, according to Parks Associates. The research firm found that among US broadband households that subscribe to at least one OTT service, 91% took one or more of either Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu. “Many new […]

Juniper: Increased churn at Amazon Prime and HBO Now

A new consumer survey from Juniper Research has found increased churn rates at video streaming services such as Amazon Prime (-2.9%) and HBO Now (-19.2%), in key markets including the UK and the US. By contrast, however, Netflix – home of scripted series like Stranger Things and Black Mirror – is showing positive adoption rates […]

Sandvine: Netflix leads as video accounts for 58% of web traffic

A total of 57.7% of all downstream internet traffic is video, with Netflix the number one source of this traffic globally, according to new research. Sandvine’s H1 2018 Global Internet Phenomena Report said that Netflix accounts for 15.0% of downstream traffic across the entire internet, and for 26.6% of video streaming traffic globally. YouTube came […]

Report: Netflix makes push into ‘interactive TV’

Netflix is set to allow users to choose how a TV episode or movie will end as it pushes further into interactive TV, according to a Bloomberg report. The first project to take part in the initiative will be Black Mirror, which is due to launch an interactive episode at the end of the year. Netflix animated […]

Netflix opens Paris office, agrees 2% tax on revenues

Netflix has opened a fully staffed Paris office, while agreeing to a 2% tax on annual revenues in France. The French office – which follows bases in Amsterdam and London – will have around 20 staff who will be a mix of new hires and employees relocating from Amsterdam, where the streaming giant opened shop […]

YouGov: Netflix the most liked brand among millennials

Netflix was the most positively talked about brand among UK millennials for the second year in a row, according to new research by YouGov. The subscription video-on-demand service ranked higher than second-place Spotify, third-place Primark, fourth-place Apple and fifth-place Facebook, in a top-10 that was dominated by tech firms. In total, 77% of the 18-34 […]

Now TV integrates Netflix and launches new smart box

The recently-announced collaboration between pay TV giant Sky and SVOD platform Netflix took a step forward today with news that the Netflix app has been integrated with Sky streaming service Now TV. Consumers who sign-up or sign-in to their Netflix account can now switch seamlessly between Now TV Entertainment Pass series like A Discovery of […]

Ampere: Netflix leads the FAANGs with focus on comedy and sci-fi originals

Netflix continues to lead the FAANG companies in terms of original content, though the Facebook, Apple and Google-owned YouTube platforms are also making “unprecedented strides” in original content production. This is according to new research by Ampere Analysis, which shines a light on both the number of originals that the FAANGs are working on and […]

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