Walt Disney Co’s deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox is valued around $40 per share, or $75B.
Cable networks use bulk pricing to spurn Amazon’s ambitions to launch a skinny bundle with on-demand streaming and live television.
Comcast drops its bid to acquire Twenty-First Century Fox. Disney will likely purchase Fox’s film and television assets before 2017 is over.
Walt Disney Co has been in talks for the last couple weeks to buy film and television assets from conglomerate Twenty-First Century Fox.
As the streaming market fragments into dozens of streaming options will Netflix become the Friendster or Facebook of media viewing?
Now that Netflix has laid the groundwork, studios will no longer allow third-party streaming services to grow rich by aggregating their content.
Netflix added 19 million subscribers in 2016, a new record for the digital distributor. Although, the company has quadrupled its long-term debt since 2014.
Netflix captured 80 million subscribers using studio content as a gateway to building customers. Did Netflix’s 50% originals initiative cross the line?
“Disney, which is very good in China, had their movie service shutdown. Apple had their movie service closed down. It doesn’t look good.” – Netflix CEO
China’s online video market is massive: there are 660 million internet users, and 75% of those consume video content online. However, the SVOD model is new.