As if Sky would let Netflix and Lovefilm have the market to itself. Julian Clover assesses the market position.
The year begins with new competition in the form of Netflix, available on a connected platform near you, but as Julian Clover writes there are challenges ahead.
Streaming platform Roku is launching in the UK, boasting that it will be one of the first players capable of delivering the newly launched Netflix.
As Netflix officially launches in the UK and Ireland, rival Lovefilm has announced it has reached two million subscribers, at the same time shaving £1 off the price of a monthly subscription.
Netflix has officially launched in the UK and Ireland, streaming over the internet to smart TVs, game consoles, computers, tablets and smart phones.
Netflix has said that its members instantly watched more than two billion hours of TV shows and movies streaming from Netflix in the fourth quarter of 2011.
In what is to be the first of a string of similar announcements Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc has announced a multi-year licensing agreement with Netflix ahead of its UK launch.
The total number of Netflix subscribers fell from 24.59 million to 23.79 million during the third quarter of the year, following consumer upset about prices hikes and the split between the streaming and DVD businesses.
Netflix has given confirmation that it will launch its service in the UK and Ireland from early 2012.
Netflix recently published a list of the ten most rented movies of all time and this got the people at the TorrentFreak web site thinking; what are the most downloaded movies on BitTorrent?