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Indian government considering censorship of online streamers

Streamers like Netflix and Amazon are facing the threat of censorship in India, claims a new report. According to government sources cited by Reuters, the Indian government is considering censorship of content on streaming platforms, with film and TV certification bodies already moderating public content in the country. The consideration follows a number of court […]

Streamers “all relatively small to linear TV” claims Netflix CEO

Netflix, Amazon, YouTube, Hulu, Disney+, Apple TV+, HBO Max and Peacock are “all small compared to linear TV,” thinks Netflix CEO Reed Hastings (pictured). The comments come from Hastings’ investors’ letter, following the release of Netflix’s Q3 results – where it saw a larger-than-expected increase of 6.77 million subscribers. Despite positioning Netflix as the market […]

Netflix bounces back with increase of 6.77 million subs in Q3

Netflix has seen a gain of 6.77 million subscribers in Q3, the streaming giant has reported. This figure, which brings the total global user base to 158 million households, is slightly above analyst predictions of 6.7 million.  The news will come as a welcome reprieve to Netflix, which has had a tricky quarter followed the […]

Netflix still in comfortable position, suggests report 

Reports of Netflix’s demise have been greatly exaggerated, claims a new report.  Despite share prices being set for a seven-year low, a new report from data aggregator Eagle Alpha will prove pleasant reading for the streamer, with it being suggested that Netflix is in a stronger position than investors give it credit for.  According to […]

YouTube overtakes Netflix as teen video destination of choice

American Teens have put YouTube ahead of Netflix as their video destination of choice for the first time.  This is according to the semi-annual Taking Stock With Teens survey from investment bank Piper Jaffray.  Of the 9,500 teens surveyed across 42 states, 37% said that YouTube was their favoured platform for video consumption on a […]

Parrot Analytics: Italian love for Stranger Things

In a familiar turn of events, Stranger Things has dominated Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart for the week ending October 6 in Italy. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial intelligence to expressions of demand across social media, fan sites, peer-to-peer protocols and […]

Italian authorities launch tax probe into Netflix

The Milan Public Prosecutor has opened an investigation into possible tax avoidance by Netflix in Italy, according to press reports. According to Il Corriere della Sera, chief prosecutor Francesco Greco has charged deputy Gaetano Ruta with investigating Netflix’s tax affairs, even though the company does not have a physical presence in the country in the […]

Parrot Analytics: Dutch joy for Stranger Things

Stranger Things has regained its place atop Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart, with the retro sci-fi series dominating attention in the Netherlands for the week ending September 24. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial intelligence to expressions of demand across social media, […]

Netflix shares set for worst quarter in seven years

Netflix’s shares took another tumble on Tuesday, setting the company on course for its deepest quarterly decline since 2012.  The streamer’s stock price dropped nearly 4% after two analysts further highlighted the threat of the upcoming Disney+ to Netflix’s market share.  Pivotal Research drastically cut its price target for Netflix’s stock from US$515 to US$350, […]

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