Netflix reports best ever quarter for customer sign-ups

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Netflix added 7.05 million new members in the fourth quarter, far exceeding its forecast of 5.2 million in what was its biggest quarter to date… Read more

France Télévisions’ plans for Netflix rival take shape

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France Télévisions has been in touch with about 10 major producers about securing content for its forthcoming SVOD service to rival Netflix in the French… Read more

Netflix orders first Korean original

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Global SVOD service Netflix has commissioned its first original from South Korea, a twelve-part series based on a popular local comic strip. Love Alarm is… Read more

BBC, ITV, AMC pact for BritBox US SVOD service


The UK’s two largest broadcasters and The Walking Dead cable net AMC are joining forces to launch BritBox, a new US SVOD service that will… Read more

France Télévisions chief outlines plan for French alternative to Netflix

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France Télévisions hopes to move forward with plans to create a new SVOD platform to distribute French content and offer a counterweight in France to… Read more

OTT on the up, but churn a serious problem


The number of OTT subs in key markets continues to increase at a healthy rate with an uptick expected over the upcoming Christmas period. Half… Read more

Amazon will mount SVOD challenge with new launches

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Netflix’s will become less dominant in western European SVOD over the next five years as Amazon launches across the region and takes share from the… Read more

Russia to lead regional SVOD boom

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The number of SVOD homes in the main Eastern Europe countries will rocket to 18.2 million by 2021, a huge increase from the 5.6million expected… Read more

Afrostream secures French first-run rights to Black-ish

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SVOD service Afrostream has secured exclusive first-run rights in France for ABC Studios’ show Black-ish. Season one of Black-ish will be available to Afrostream subscribers… Read more

Icflix adds picture-in-picture for iPad users


Middle East SVOD provider Icflix has added support for picture-in-picture functionality on iPads to its offering. The feature allows iPad users to minimse the video… Read more