Netflix says it plans to raise another $2 billion in debt ahead of an upsurge in competition from the likes of Disney, Apple and NBC.
Netflix had 3.17 million customers in the Netherlands at the end of the third quarter of 2019, according to research by Telecompaper.
During the this quarter, Netflix grew to $5.2 billion in revenue, up 31% over the prior year, and operating income doubled to $1.0 billion. Paid net adds totaled 6.8m compared to its 7.0m forecast and prior year Q3 of 6.1m.
The expected launches of Apple TV+ and Disney+ in November illustrate the major shift now occurring in the TV and online video market as more firms move into the business of over-the-top (OTT), direct-to-consumer (D2C) video services.
Netflix will be added for Sky Q customers on Wednesday, it has been confirmed.
KPN is introducing an improved TV receiver and remote control.
The number of Dutch households with a Disney+ test account stands at 8%, according to the latest study from Telecompaper.
Netflix has signed a co-production deal with Italian broadcaster Mediaset.
Parks Associates research finds that the percentage of households with multiple OTT subscriptions has increased by 130% since 2014.
A new survey conducted by Broadband Genie shows that piracy will surge if content is spread out across more streaming subscription services.