SK Broadband to bundle Netflix as pair terminate dispute

South Korea’s SK Telecom and its SK Broadband consumer division have teamed up with Netflix to integrate the streaming leader in their offerings, including via bundling. The telco said that the aim is to help customers watch Netflix shows and films on mobile devices and IPTV (B tv) with easier access and payment options. SK […]

Netflix promises ‘more of the core’ business as it seeks to grow

Netflix will continue to focus on building its core business of premium subscription content as it decides where to allocate its capital, according to co-CEO Greg Peters, speaking at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia and Technology conference. “if we can executive against the investment we are making already…that is the most impactful thing we can do,” […]

MásMóvil’s Yoigo adds Netflix to fibre and mobile offering

Spanish service provider MásMóvil’s low-cost Yoigo brand has added Netflix to its combined fibre and mobile offering. For €5 a month, if customers sign up for the TV Premium offering with 80 channels, Yoigo is also offering Amazon Prime Video for a year. The new package that includes Netflix provides fibre customers with 500Mbps downstream, […]

India’s Jio unveils Netflix prepaid bundles

Reliance Industries-owned telco operator and TV provider in India Jio has launched prepaid plans bundled with a Netflix subscription. A Netflix subscription is already available on select Jio Postpaid and Jio Fiber plans. According to the telco, this is the first time that Netflix will be made available to users through a bundled telco prepaid […]

Netflix kicks off streaming games trial in UK and Canada

Netflix has revealed it has rolled out its beta streaming games trial to a small selection of members Canada and the UK. The limited beta test launched on select TVs in Canada and the UK today, with another roll out on PCs and Macs via Netflix’s website expected to come in the next coming weeks. […]

Amazon, Netflix and Paramount+ top new subscriber chart in Q2

Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, and Paramount+ were the three most popular services this quarter for new subscribers, closely followed by Apple TV+, according to research outfit Kantar. However, the SAG-AFTRA actors strike and the preceding WGA writers strike in the US are weighing heavily on SVOD strearmers’ ability to attract new users. The Mandalorian, Ted […]

Disney cracks down on password sharing in India

Disney is reportedly to follow Netflix by cracking down on password sharing in India. Disney Hotstar’s local streaming service will implement a new policy of allowing premium users to log in to the service from a maximum of four devices, according to Reuters. Currently, premium account holders to the Disney+ Hotstar streamer can access the […]

Netflix cuts basic ad-free plan in US and UK

Netflix has got rid of its basic plan offering without ads in the US and the UK, as the company pushes its advertising-supported subscription plan to new subscribers. The ad-free basic plan has been removed from its sign-up page which was previously priced for a monthly rate of USD $9.99 in the US and GBP […]

Paid-sharing pays off as Netflix ramps up 5.9m net adds

Netflix has massively exceeded analyst expectations by signing up 5.9 million net new subscribers in the second quarter in an evident vindication of its clampdown on password sharing. The paid net additions take the streamer’s global base to 238 million. Netflix announced that it was now rolling out ‘paid sharing’ to almost all its remaining […]

Netflix begins streaming HBO shows under new licensing deal

Netflix has begun streaming HBO show Insecure as part of a new licensing deal with Warner Bros. Discovery that will see a range of HBO shows distributed by the rival streamer. Netflix will reportedly also stream HBO shows Ballers, Band of Brothers, The Pacific and Six Feet Under via the deal. The shows will be […]

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