Post Tagged with: "subscription"

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TV’s conundrum

So here we are, more than a month into lockdown and with no clear exit strategy, and media owners are wondering what on earth it all means for their businesses and the advertising clients that feed them. Now, in a world already characterised by two horribly over-used words – uncertainty […]

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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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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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Viewers expect rules for streaming services to be the same as broadcast TV

A study by the regulator Ofcom into viewer expectations in the digital world has found confusion over the rules that apply to online catch-up and subscription services where the platforms have access to programmes previously shown on broadcast TV. Participants expected programmes previously screened by broadcast TV to be covered […]

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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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