The Paradox of Choice

March 8, 2020

The major studios sabotaged the dream of a la carte programming and are now attempting to transform streaming into cable television via an ethernet connection instead of coaxial.

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.

AVOD Streaming Gains Ground

February 16, 2020

AVOD is gaining ground on SVOD in the United States. The proportion of television viewership that is through streaming services has almost doubled since 2018.

Streaming Bout

December 4, 2019

The streaming bout between Netflix and traditional media companies for the world’s online video subscribers is well underway.

Free Streaming Offers

November 12, 2019

Heavyweights Disney and Apple are offering free introductory offers to gain a head start over rivals. Select Verizon subscribers in the United States will get free access to Disney+ for a year.

State of Netflix

October 20, 2019

As of September 30th, Netflix has over 158 million total subscribers – 60.6 million at home and 97.7 million around the world.

Netflix Misses Subscriber Target Again

October 17, 2019

Netflix missed its quarterly subscriber forecast for the second consecutive quarter in a row. The company’s slowdown ahead of the introduction of several new subscription services is a troubling sign.

Netflix Banned

October 9, 2019

Disney will ban all advertisements from Netflix across all of Disney’s entertainment platforms, including its television networks.

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.