At the Sundance Film Festival, theatrical ticketing service, MoviePass launched a new service to acquire distribution rights in partnership with other buyers.
Cable networks use bulk pricing to spurn Amazon’s ambitions to launch a skinny bundle with on-demand streaming and live television.
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.
Series viewership outpaces overall growth because Netflix is using vast resources to become a dedicated content creator.
Love them or hate them, Netflix and Amazon are shaking loose cobwebs from the film market. The momentum from Sundance has sellers optimistic.
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.
After major global expansions by Netflix, Amazon, and China-based SVOD providers, subscriptions increased by 70 million in 2016, totaling $5.3B in growth.
German market researcher GfK found that 90% of OTT users in the UK have access to smartphones, but only 4% of those use it to stream OTT content.
Amazon’s Prime service is now available in over 200 nations. Earlier in 2016 Netflix became available in every country sans China, Crimea, N. Korea & Syria.