Netflix, Aviva Investors partner to expand Longcross Studios
The partnership is “expected to significantly increase the breadth and calibre of production facilities,” said the two companies
Feature: Are independent voices becoming lost in streaming TV shuffle?
Navdeep Saini, co-founder and CEO of DistroScale, parent company of DistroTV, looks at the Covid content collapse, where the streaming market is headed, and...
Ofcom: Netflix more popular with UK viewers than pay-TV
Broadcast TV’s share of all adults’ total viewing dropped from 67 per cent in 2019 to 61 per cent
Netflix adds another 1.8 million European subscribers in Q1
Globally, the company reported 208 million subscribers as of the end of the first quarter, missing its own prediction for 210 million
Analyst: Netflix to lose European market share, but remain market leader
HBO Max's growth to be hampered by current licensing deals
Netflix aims for net zero carbon footprint by 2022
Netflix's carbon footprint in 2020 was 1.1 million metric tons, about half of which was generated by physical production of the streamer's TV shows...
Analyst: Disney Plus subs to overtake Netflix in next five years
According to Digital TV Research, much of the subscriber growth will be driven by India's Disney Plus Hotstar
Harmonic, MediaKind, BBC R&D, Dolby among Tech and Engineering Emmy winners
Annual awards will be presented during the 2021 NAB Show on 10th October
Netflix begins using xHE-AAC audio codec on Android
xHE-AAC also offers Netflix improved coding efficiency at low bit rates, an ability to scale up to perceptually-lossless quality at high bit rates, and...
Netflix adds another 4.5 million subscribers in Europe, reaches 200 million worldwide
66.7 million people across EMEA now paying for Netflix, up from 58.7 million at the beginning of 2020
Netflix spends $1 billion on UK productions in 2020
Streamer says it intends to "invest in the best content in every genre, and are fully committed to supporting British production and creative talent...
Analyst: Disney Plus growth curve will continue to climb
Digital TV Research predicts in total, Disney Plus, Amazon Prime, Apple TV Plus, Netflix and HBO Max will have 678 million paying SVoD subscribers...
Netflix details its prioritised load shedding to keep streams uninterrupted
Netflix's engineers have nicknamed their priority throttling filter Zoul
Former Netflix exec Anna Lee appointed Deluxe’s chief strategy officer
Lee will be responsible for developing, communicating, executing and sustaining strategic initiatives for the company.
Netflix increases European subscribers despite slowdown in global growth
While many are focusing on the streamer missing its global subscriber target, the story in Europe is much more positive.
Netflix set to triple London office space with new HQ
Streamer is reportedly preparing to take over the lease on an 87,000 square-foot building in Berners Street
Analyst: Netflix, Disney and Amazon will control half the world’s SVoD subs by 2025
Digital TV Research predict SVoD revenues for 138 countries will reach $100 billion by 2025; double from the $50 billion recorded in 2019.
Analyst: SVoD world faces splitting into two tiers
According to Moody's analyst Neil Begley, smaller SVoD players need to partner up or be acquired in order to compete with the big players
Netflix dynamically adjusts bitrates to match 4K content
According to Netflix, the new process will enable it to reduce the average bit rate by 50 per cent with no loss in image...
Is Netflix taking the first step towards personalised virtual linear channels?
Streamer launches new "Shuffle Play" button
Netflix’s Reed Hastings made honorary SMPTE member
Hastings is being given SMPTE’s highest accolade “for his momentous development and continuing leadership of Netflix"
Netflix aims to give streamers “the best bang for the bit”
Netflix's tech team has made a number of improvements to its H.264/AVC Main profile per-title encodes
Kantar: Amazon led new SVoD sign-ups during Q2 2020
Amazon's share of new subscribers reached 45.1 per cent during the period, up from 12.9 per cent in Q1