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Netflix banning rule-breakers who use a VPN to watch restricted content

Netflix is stepping up efforts to ban users who adopt a virtual private network (VPN) to watch content from other countries. Typically, Netflix has different catalogues for different countries. What’s available in the US isn’t available in the UK and vice versa. This is because the streaming giant can’t secure the rights to […]

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The world is Net enough!

Netflix and its rivals are set to join a £4bn bidding war for Bond films as MGM considers selling its back catalogue. He has fought Blofeld and defeated Scaramanga but James Bond could be heading for his most dramatic assignment yet: a bidding war. The studio behind the 007 franchise is considering […]

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SVOD: how much is too much?

Subscription VOD is no longer a two-horse race and is increasingly becoming a battleground for eyeballs. Oscar nominated films, prize winning TV series, the finest acting talent migrating from the big to the small screen have all helped propel SVOD into millions of UK living rooms.  Netflix and Amazon Prime […]

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Can Netflix sustain record subscriber numbers post-coronavirus?

As Netflix announced a record 16 million new subscribers in Q1 of 2020, questions are now being asked if the streaming service can sustain such big numbers post Covid-19. Netflix added 2.3 million new subscribers in the US and Canada to hit 70 million; and another 6.9 million across Europe, […]

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Streaming vs. Coronavirus: Industry Update During the Pandemic

The Global pandemic of 2020 caused by the outburst of COVID-19 coronavirus has affected the lives of millions of people and their businesses. Most industries have experienced a significant impact due to quarantines initiated in countries all across the World. International travel, restaurant business, apparel, automotive, luxury products all have […]

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Netflix and chills – the state of streaming amid pandemic

On 11th March 2020, the World Health Organisation declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a global pandemic. At the time of writing, 125 countries and territories had been affected by the flu-like illness, leading many countries’ governments to announce drastic social distancing and self-isolation measures to slow down the spread of the […]

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Netflix “currently worth more than Disney”

Netflix is expected to gain up to 8.45 million new subscribers in Q1 2020 Netflix is currently worth more than Disney after the streaming company’s shares hit an all-time high on Wednesday. Netflix stock closed up 3.2 per cent to $426.75 per share, giving the company a current market capitalisation of […]

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How do you solve a problem like the BBC?

British broadcaster the BBC has historically had its ups and downs, but it’s hard to remember a time when it has been at battle with the government to quite the extent it is today. Even if the government does, as now ex-culture secretary Nicky Morgan said, want to have some […]

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Disney Plus predicted to hit 220+ million subscribers by 2024

This prediction, if it comes true, would be almost four times Disney’s own subscriber target A leading US analyst has predicted Disney Plus could hit almost four times the company’s own target for subscribers by 2024. Analyst Michael Morris from Guggenheim Securities is predicting the new streaming service will reach […]

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