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Futuresource: Netflix ‘almost entirely’ driving SVOD spend in Brazil

Netflix has sparked a “major shift in premium entertainment consumption” in Brazil and is driving subscription video-on-demand revenues in the country, according to Futuresource Consulting. The research firm estimates that Netflix added more than 1.5 million Brazilian subscribers in 2018 to exceed 8.5 million, a similar estimated number to the UK – making these two […]

Netflix creates Canadian production hub

Netflix is creating a dedicated production hub in Toronto, Canada, expanding pre-existing investment in the territory which saw it strike a C$500m originals deal and tie-up with the Canadian Film Centre. The streamer has chosen two studio spaces in Toronto to expand its production presence in Canada. At Cinespace Studios, Netflix will lease four sound […]

Netflix axes last remaining Marvel titles

Netflix has axed the last remaining Marvel titles on the platform, The Punisher and Jessica Jones. After a months-long cull of Marvel titles, which included cancellations of Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Daredevil, Netflix has officially ended its pact with the Disney company by axing the last remaining titles on the platform. This marks the end of a relationship formed between the two […]

Telefónica hails ‘unbeatable’ combination of Netflix with Movistar+

Over a third of new Movistar+ subscribers have signed up for a package that includes access to Netflix since Telefónica included the subscription video-on-demand leader in its TV offering on December 11. According to the Spanish telco, 35% of Movistar customers with access to packages that enable them to view Netflix have taken up this […]

Netflix has ‘surpassed Canal+’ in France

Netflix has surpassed Canal+ in France in numbers of subscribers, according to local reports. According to newspaper Le Figaro, citing figures circulating at a meeting at the country’s ministry of culture, the SVOD giant now has over five million subscribers in the country, taking it past pay TV leader Canal+’s last reported subscriber total of […]

PwC: Netflix passed US pay TV use for the first time in 2018

The ‘cord-cutting revolution’ continued in 2018 with Netflix surpassing cable and satellite usage in the US for the first time, according to PwC research. The firm’s ‘A new video world order’ report found that pay TV subscriptions among US consumers fell to 67% in 2018, down from 73% in 2017 and 77% in 2016. By […]

Marvel’s The Punisher and Titans top Parrot Swedish streaming list

Two titles originally from DC Universe, the streaming service launched by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros Digital Networks last year, appear in Parrot Analytics list of the 10 most in-demand digital originals in Sweden for the week ending January 27. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on […]

Netflix and Hilton hotels agree ‘Connected Room’ deal

Netflix has partnered with Hilton to allow guests of the hotel chain to access the SVOD service on the TVs found in its ‘Connected Rooms’. Guests can access their Netflix account by either logging-in on their hotel room TV or via the Hilton Honors app. Hilton said that its Connected Room platform ensures a guest’s […]

IHS Markit: Netflix and YouTube rank top among Brazilian viewers

Netflix and YouTube are consistently Brazilian internet users’ first choice of video services across all devices, according to IHS Markit. The research firm’s survey sample found that 28% of Brazilians  turn to Netflix first when looking for something to watch, followed by YouTube at 24%. Among pay TV households, fewer than 50% of Sky Brasil […]

Netflix price hikes likely to hit UK, says pricing strategy firm

Simon-Kucher, a pricing strategy firm, is expecting to see Netflix’s US price hike extend to the UK and elsewhere with few cancellations. The firm says it “expects to see price increases rolled out in the UK and elsewhere, with Netflix taking a localised approach based on their learnings in the US”. Netflix’s increased investment in […]

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