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Netflix plans big boost to content spend in India

Netflix is on track to spend INR30 billion (€380 million) on producing and licensing content for the Indian market over the coming year, according to the streaming giant’s CEO Reed Hastings. Hastings, speaking at the HT Leadership Summit in the Indian capital, said that viewers in India would be able to see “a lot of […]

Disney+ and CBS All Access makes gains but Netflix retains top US streaming slot

CBS All Access made the strongest gains among established US streaming services in 2019, according to statistics compiled by Parks Associates, although Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu’s premium SVOD service retain the top three slots.  According to Parks Associates, which measured subscriber growth up to October, before the launch of Disney+ and Apple TV+, […]

Canal+ Polska integrates Netflix into packages

Canal+ Polska has teamed up with Netflix to offer the latter’s films and series, along with Canal+ content, in a single package. Customers of the Polish pay TV operator that take advantage of the combined offer will be able to receive additional access to Netflix for up to 12 months as a gift. Canal+ is […]

Ampere: Netflix pay TV partnerships reach 300 million subs

Over 300 million pay TV homes worldwide now have the opportunity to subscribe to Netflix through their set-top boxes after the SVOD leader added 15 new partners this year, according to statistics compiled by Ampere Analysis.  According to Ampere, Netflix has struck over 100 significant partnership deals with pay TV operators to date, giving the […]

Free adds Netflix to Freebox Mini 4K

French service provider Free has made Netflix available as an option for direct viewing on the TV on its Freebox Mini 4K set-tops, extending the line-up of devices on which the SVOD service is available via the operator.  From now on, subscribers with a Mini 4K box can directly access Netflix content via they box. […]

Parrot Analytics: The Mandalorian shows strong start, but not enough to dislodge Stranger Things

New shows from Disney+ and Apple TV+ have had an impact, but not enough to displace perennial chart-topper Stranger Things from Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart for the week ending November 17 in South Africa.  Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial intelligence […]

Disney+ launches in three markets

Disney’s eagerly awaited streamer, Disney+, has officially launched in the US, Canada and the Netherlands – where it had already been running a free trial since September.  The streamer will also launch in Australia and New Zealand on November 19, while other major European countries such as the UK, France and Germany will have to […]

Disney+ to exceed 100 million subs by 2025

Imminently launching streamer Disney+ is expected to reach 101 million subscribers by 2025. According to a new report from Digital TV Research, the ‘big five’ SVOD platforms are expected to have a total of 529 million global subscribers, adding 257 million subscribers between 2019-25. The analyst expects Disney+ to clearly establish itself as the third-placed […]

Ovum: FAANG will continue to dominate streaming despite new launches

Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google – the group of tech giants collectively known as FAANG – will continue to dominate the streaming video world despite the launch of multiple new services by US studios, according to an analysis by research outfit Ovum. According to Ovum’s World Information Series-Service provider service, the FAANG five are […]

Netflix to stop supporting older Samsung devices in December

Netflix is dropping support for some Samsung devices in December, including certain smart TVs. Announcing the news on its website, Samsung has warned users that support for some Smart TV apps will end on December 1. The post says that many older TVs are not equipped with the technical capability to present Netflix’s latest more […]

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