Post Tagged with: "netflix"

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HDR: Go with the flow

It is just under a year since the first series commissioned to go though an HDR workflow in the UK, The Innocents, first aired on Netflix.  Since then an impressive amount of expertise in the format has been banked across the industry, with estimates that around 100 projects have passed […]

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Crowded Streaming Market Has Room for New Entries: Report

Pointing to the successful launch of Disney+, a new report said there is still room for new players in the crowded streaming market. The report, from Apptopia and Braze, said that partly because of the COVID-19 pandemic, streaming sessions were up 30.7% globally.  “Clearly, 2020 will be a big year […]

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Subscription Fatigue Raising Tolerance for Streaming Ads

The bloom might be coming off paying for commercial-free subscription streaming services, according to a new study from digital ad verification company Integral Ad Science. A survey of U.S. consumers found that 76% said they’re willing to see ads in exchange for watching free streaming video. The survey also found that […]

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Netflix and YouTube agree to reduce bitrate during Coronavirus crisis

Netflix and YouTube have agreed to scale down their broadcast quality in a bid to prevent the Internet slowing under the weight of additional requests during the Coronavirus crisis. It follows a discussion between Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and the European Union’s Internal Market and Services Commissioner, Thierry Breton. YouTube […]

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Netflix ups US subscription price

Netflix is raising the price for its US subscription plans, its first increase since 2017. The streaming service’s basic $7.99 (€7) single-viewer, non-HD plan is increasing to $8.99 monthly, while the standard $10.99 two HD streams plan rises to $12.99. The premium four-stream HD plan increases to $15.99 from $13.99. […]

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Secret ingredient that made Netflix a world beater could lead to its demise

In this crossposting from The Conversation, Lancaster University’s Martin Friesl explains how the consumer demand for Netflix’s award-winning unique content could ultimately spiral out of control. Netflix’s latest half-year results have disappointed the market, sending shares in the TV streaming giant down 13% overnight. When this is the reaction to adding 5m […]

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‘Netflix effect’ poses challenge to British TV

Image copyright Netflix Video streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime now have more subscribers than traditional pay TV services in the UK, new data from Ofcom has revealed. The media regulator says British TV will have to change the way it operates if it wants to compete with […]

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BBC, ITV and Channel 4 in talks to create UK streaming service

NBC Universal also believed to be involved in discussions on how to combat Netflix and Amazon The BBC, Channel 4 and ITV have held discussions about joining forces to create a British streaming service to combat the increasing power of Netflix and Amazon in the UK. The early-stage talks, which […]

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Netflix launches 30-second preview videos on mobile

Netflix  is introducing its own take on Snapchat and Instagram stories after it began to roll out 30-second preview videos for mobile viewers. The previews look much like Stories because the thumbnails are circular and the content plays with virtual videos, so there’s no need to move your phone to the […]

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