AVOD Market Heats Up

February 25, 2020

Several media companies are holding discussions to acquire advertising-supported video streaming services. Fox Corp is in talks with Tubi, and NBCUniversal is considering Vudu.

Streaming in America

December 18, 2019

Since first delivering DVDs to homes via the postal service, Netflix has come to dominate the SVOD market. The streamer has 67 million subscribers in North America, which takes its total to nearly 160 million worldwide.

European Commission

Monopolizing Europe

November 27, 2019

The studio cartel system continues to thrive in Europe even after several seemingly disruptive interventions by the European Commission.

Betting On The Past

September 23, 2019

Netflix signed a five-year deal with Sony Pictures Television worth $500 million to become the exclusive worldwide streamer for Seinfeld.

Netflix Market Report: Part Two

August 27, 2019

Part Two: Netflix Trends, International, Feature Films. Through the first six months of 2019, Netflix’s customer acquisition costs have ballooned to $292 per subscriber.

Netflix Market Report: Part One

August 25, 2019

Part One: Netflix Subscribers and Exclusivity. Netflix lost subscribers in the United States for the first time in nearly a decade. The next battleground in streaming will take place over content exclusivity.

Uncharted Waters

Uncharted Waters

August 5, 2019

By reclaiming their content from licensees to launch standalone streaming services, traditional media companies are sailing headlong into uncharted waters.

Netflix Faces Slowdown

Netflix Faces Slowdown

July 24, 2019

Beyond ballooning content and acquisition costs, fueled by costly debt, there are five additional obstacles that will challenge Netflix’s streaming dominance.

Follow The Leader

July 23, 2019

NBCUniversal, who competed against Disney for Fox, is planning to follow Disney’s lead in India with the purchase of Zee Entertainment.

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