Nat Geo appoints Netflix and AOL execs

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National Geographic Partners (NGP) has hired digital execs from Netflix and AOL. Kyle Christensen and David Miller have joined to expand the digital team at NGP,… Read more

Netflix and ABC conspire to create thriller

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Netflix and Australian public broadcaster the ABC are working together again, this time on a short-run political conspiracy drama. The pair has commissioned Banijay Group-owned… Read more

Netflix CFO defends US$6bn content spend

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Netflix financial chief David Wells has claimed Netflix’s multi-billion dollar content spend is the key factor in the international SVOD service’s subscription growth. CFO Wells… Read more

Netflix to produce first Polish original

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Netflix has announced its first original series in Poland, a key market for the global streaming video leader in central and eastern Europe. The eight-episode… Read more

Parrot Analytics: Netflix and Narcos lead Dutch digital in-demand originals

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Netflix’s Narcos topped Parrot Analytics’ ‘in demand’ listing of the most sought-after digital originals in the Netherlands in the week beginning September 4. In a… Read more

Sky launches OTT TV service for Spain

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Sky has launched its planned OTT TV streaming service for the Spanish market, offering a line-up of Spanish pay TV channels, TV series and on-demand… Read more

Russian withdrawal predicted for Netflix and Amazon

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Netflix and Amazon Prime Video will withdraw from Russia due to new laws on OTT platform ownership, a leading analyst has predicted. The services will… Read more

Netflix in front globally, but Amazon catching up in APAC

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Netflix is still outpacing Amazon Prime Video globally in numbers of active users, but Amazon has emerged as a serious challenger to its rival in… Read more

Disney confirms Stars Wars & Marvel for SVOD app

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The Walt Disney Company’s upcoming international SVOD service will offer Star Wars and Marvel Universe content, Bob Iger has revealed. One of the key questions… Read more

DNA adds Netflix in 4K to Android TV box offering

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Finnish cable and telecom operator DNA has struck a deal with Netflix and has added the streaming video-on-demand giant’s service to its DNA TV-hubi Android… Read more