A National Audit Report has warned that new market entrants, such as Netflix, might hamper the BBC’s attempt to reduce the wage bill of on-screen talent.
Netflix is by far the most popular VOD service in France with a 57.3% of users report having watched a programme on the platform, an increase of 11.3%. Orange is runner-up, with only 19.1%(-2.6%), followed by MyTF1 VOD with 18.5% (+0.4%).
Netflix, Amazon, Apple and other media giants were completely unwilling to talk with leading telcos five years ago in the way they do now, according to Stanislav Georgiev, the chairman of Webit Digital Entertainment and Media Summit (DEMS).
There were strong performances from two Eastern European operators in the latest Netflix ISP Index.
Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) continues to resonate with consumers across the globe, becoming an integral part of the video viewing lifestyle.
Netflix says its anticipating subscriber numbers to slow, despite posting another record take-up.
The number of SVOD subscriptions [for movies, linear channels and TV episodes – excluding other platforms such as sports services] in North America will climb by 110 million from 160 million in 2018 to 270 million in 2024.
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On Thursday, April 11, Disney outlined its plans for its Disney+ SVOD platform. Launching in November, the company expects to reach 60-90 million Disney+ subscribers by 2024, with the US contributing a third.
Disney+ will launch in the US on November 12, and will cost $6.99 per month (or $69.99 a year), the company announced during Disney’s 2019 Investor Day in Burbank, Calif.