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Swisscom integrates Netflix in Swisscom TV X offering

Swisscom is launching a new TV package that incorporates Netflix at a discounted price. The new offering, Swisscom TV X, will include Netflix’s standard HD package alongside a large number of pay TV channels, ,seven-day catch-up TV and 1,200 hours of recording time for CHF50 (€47) a month. For an additional CHF5 a month, customers […]

Netflix overachieves on subscriber growth as competition begins to bite in US

Netflix has reported a strong end to 2019, adding 8.8 million paying subscribers, well ahead of its forecast of 7.6 million. However, in a sign that the competitive landscape is changing, the vast bulk of its net adds came from its international operations, particularly EMEA, with the US subscriber base growing by only 420,000 compared […]

SVOD viewing time continued to grow in 2019

Viewing time of Netflix and Hulu in the US increased in 2019. Continuing the industry’s ongoing trend towards streaming, American consumers watched about 20 more minutes watching Netflix than in 2018. According to the NPD Group, weekly time spent watching the top two SVOD services rose by 7%, growing from 3 hours 45 minutes in […]

Netflix: New Sky deal; French focus; Gibhli get; Royal interest

Netflix has announced an extended multi-year agreement with Sky in the UK.  The streamer initially signed a distribution deal with Sky in 2018 to bring its app to the Sky Q platform. In a release, Sky said this new deal will expand upon the initial agreement, and give customers the option to take up Netflix’s […]

Netflix raises Belgian subscription prices

Netflix has announced a price increase for Belgium. According to Le Soir, the ubiquitous streamer will raise the price of its standard and premium subscriptions by €1 and €2 to €11.99 and €15.99 per month respectively. The company will keep the basic subscription at €7.99 per month, a price which has not been raised since […]

Parrot Analytics: The Mandalorian is king in Italy

Picking up from the end of 2019, Disney+’s The Mandalorian has started the new decade atop Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart for the week ending January 12 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 […]

Netflix ‘Gay Jesus’ comedy ban overturned in Brazil

The Brazilian Supreme Court has overruled a Rio de Janeiro judge who ordered Netflix to take down The First Temptation of Christ – a controversial comedy that depicts Jesus as gay. The Brazilian Christmas special sparked outrage in the largely conservatively Christian nation, with more than two million people signing a petition calling for its […]

More than three quarters of young people engage in streaming password sharing

Password sharing has long served as a point of concern for streaming companies, and this has once again been demonstrated by a new study. According to new figures from Hub Entertainment Research, 31% of all consumers say they’ve given out an online TV service password to someone who doesn’t live with them. This figure rises […]

Parrot Analytics: New favourite The Mandalorian bolsters lead in Spain

With its first season at a close, Disney+ original The Mandalorian has topped the final Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart of 2019 in Spain. 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 […]

The Crown misses Netflix’s 2019 UK top 10

Big-budget drama series The Crown did not make it into Netflix’s top 10 most viewed releases of 2019 in the UK. The streamer has revealed the top 10 most-viewed shows for a range of countries, with the US$15 million-per episode The Crown’s omission most noteworthy in the UK, despite being nominated for a number of […]

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