Tag Archives: IPTV

Netflix beats all SVOD services in Europe

With 52% of all SVOD revenues in Europe, Netflix beats all other players, including HBO and Amazon, in total, dabbing more than half the total SVOD expenditure. – Robert Briel, Broadband TV News » https://ift.tt/2SMFpyo
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‘The Act’ Trailer: First Season Of Hulu’s Anthology Series Follows A Fatally Toxic Mother-Daughter Relationship

The Season 1 logline, which is based on the true story: Gypsy Blanchard (King) is a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother, Dee Dee (Arquette). Her quest for independence opens a Pandora’s box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder. Chloë Sevigny, AnnaSophia Robb and Calum Worthy co-star. – Erik Pedersen, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2Tf3ovq

Netflix Makes Statement In Wake Of Steven Spielberg’s Attempt To Block Streaming Giant From Oscars

“We love cinema,” the official Netflix Twitter account wrote. They continue with a list of things they loved including: Access for people who can’t always afford, or live in towns without, theaters[.] Letting everyone, everywhere enjoy releases at the same time[.] Giving filmmakers more ways to share art[.] “These things are not mutually exclusive,” they concluded in a tweet that could be considered a clap back at the filmmaker. – Dino-Ray Ramos, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2IQxSzb

Netflix may be losing $192M per month from piracy, cord cutting study claims

As many as 1 in 5 people today are mooching off of someone else’s account when streaming video from Netflix,Hulu or Amazon Video, according to a new study from CordCutting.com. Of these, Netflix tends to be pirated for the longest period — 26 months, compared with 16 months for Amazon Prime Video or 11 months for Hulu. That could be because Netflix freeloaders often mooch off their family instead of a friend — 48 percent use their parents’ login, while another 14 percent use their sister or brother’s credentials, the firm found. – Sarah Perez, TechCrunch » https://tcrn.ch/2Eg4r3N

AT&T Prevails Against DOJ In Long-Running Legal Battle Over Time Warner Deal

In their 35-page ruling, Judges Judith W. Rogers, Robert L. Wilkins and David B. Sentelle affirmed Leon’s decision, saying that AT&T had provided “real-world” data to support its contention that the deal would not result in harm. “The government offered no comparable analysis of data,” the judges wrote. “Evidence also indicated that the industry had become dynamic in recent years with the emergence, for example, of Netflix and Hulu. In this evidentiary context, the government’s objections that the district court misunderstood and misapplied economic principles and clearly erred in rejecting the quantitative model are unpersuasive.” – Dade Hayes, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2SuWOM6

Loop acquires ScreenPlay to build its streaming library

While you may not have heard of ScreenPlay, the company has licensed a library of 200,000 music videos and movie/game/TV trailers, which it broadcasts in thousands of venues for partners like Hard Rock Cafe, Norwegian Cruise Line, Yard House, Buffalo Wild Wings and Caesars Entertainment. This announcement comes just a week after Loop TV officially came out of stealth — and in fact, co-founder and CEO Jon Niermann (previously an executive at EA – Electronic Arts and Disney) said he’s always seen ScreenPlay’s content library as the foundation for Loop’s business. – Anthony Ha, TechCrunch » https://tcrn.ch/2BNpcU4
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