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Netflix opens Paris HQ

Netflix, which already has at least 6.7 million subscribers in France, is out to win friends in France, and charm local politicians and build on that core viewer loyalty. Netflix…

Netflix adding Studio Ghibli library

Netflix adding Studio Ghibli library

Netflix subscribers throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America will soon be able to watch films from Studio Ghibli, the legendary Japanese animation studio. A total…

EastEnders has record year on BBC iPlayer

Figures from the BBC reveal that across the year, iPlayer viewers requested to stream or download an episode of long-running soap Eastenders a record 234 million times, up 10 per…

Peacock confirms free ad-supported option

Peacock confirms free ad-supported option

Comcast’s NBCUniversal has confirmed details for its Peacock streaming service  – due to launch in the US with early bird access on April 15th. As forecast it will offer various…

Research: 25% US homes use AVoD services

Research from Parks Associates finds over one-quarter of US broadband households are interested in innovative offerings accessed via television, such as offline viewing, video gaming, food delivery, ride sharing, and…

France: Netflix has 6.7m subs

Netflix boss Reed Hastings, in an interview with French news magazine L’Express, says that his streaming platform now has 6.7 million subscribers in France. Hastings disclosed that Netflix also plans…

Netflix first look deal with Big Bang Theory creator

Netflix first look deal with Big Bang Theory creator

Netflix and Bill Prady have agreed a first look deal for scripted series programming. Prady has penned scripts for a number of iconic television series including The Muppets, Married… With…

France ups local content investment for streamers

The French Culture ministry wants streaming platforms such as Netflix and Amazon, to invest at least 25 per cent of revenues generated locally into the creation of French content. It…

Report: $240bn mobile ad spend in 2020

App Annie, the mobile data and analytics company helping brands and publishers win on mobile, has released The State of Mobile 2020 report. This annual appraisal provides insight into mobile’s…

My5 adds Endemol Shine channels

My5 adds Endemol Shine channels

Channel 5 has announced the launch of two Endemol Shine Group channels on its VoD service, My5, as part of a continued expansion of third party content partnerships on the…

Data: Disney+ app 41m downloads

Data: Disney+ app 41m downloads

Two months after Disney’s launch of its Disney+ SVoD service, Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data confirms that the service’s mobile app has now been downloaded nearly 41 million times across…

Netflix accused of tax avoidance

Netflix is facing accusations of funnelling as much as £330 million (€385m) in profits made from operations outside the US into offshore tax havens, while receiving relief for making shows…

Forecast: US pay-TV subs down 20% by 2023

Pay-TV subscriptions in the US are expected to decline by 20 per cent by 2023 according to analysts at media research firm Broadcast Intelligence. As the SVoD market continues to…

European countries climb Netflix Speed Index

Several European countries experienced sizable gains across multiple services on December’s Netflix ISP Speed Index, a monthly update on which Internet Service Providers (ISPs) provide the best prime time Netflix…

ZEE5 Global reveals Bangladesh plans

‘Stronger Together’ was the theme at the event held In Dhaka on January 14th where ZEE5, the global video streaming platform for South Asians and beyond, shared its plans for…