Higher Priced Premium Netflix on the Way?

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A trial in some European markets for a premium Netflix subscription is creating speculation that the leading OTT provider may bring such an offer to the U.S. eventually. The premium offer, with pricing assumed to be at $16.99/month would be $3 more than Netflix’s current...Learn More

DISH EVOLVE Platform to Deliver Netflix to Hotels

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HOUSTON, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — DISH is advancing in-room entertainment by integrating Netflix into its EVOLVE® television solution for hotels in the coming months. Guests staying in hotels powered by EVOLVE will be able to access their personal Netflix account directly from their room’s TV. DISH is the...Learn More

Parks OTT Video Subscription Forecast: 400 Million by 2022

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A new Parks Associates OTT video subscription forecast calls for more 400 million OTT video service subscriptions worldwide by the end of 2022. Many of the estimated 265 million households will subscribe to multiple OTT services in order to have “complete” packages meeting their needs....Learn More

ACSI: Video Customer Satisfaction Higher for Streaming Services Than Linear TV

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Video streaming services scored a 75 out of 100 for video customer satisfaction in their inaugural appearance on the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s (ACSI) Telecommunications Report, far outdistancing subscription TV’s score of 62. Subscription TV’s score was down 3.1% from last year. “Video streaming services...Learn More

Report: Netflix Takes HBO Now to the Woodshed, Rated Best SVOD Offering

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Netflix continues to provide more of what viewers want than competing subscription video on demand (SVOD) services, according to a new report about the best SVOD offering from customer experience research firm UserTesting. Netflix scored a 90 out of 100 in a ranking that considered...Learn More

Parks: More than Half of U.S. Broadband Households Subscribe to Pay-TV and OTT Video

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Fifty-two percent of U.S. broadband households subscribe to pay-TV and OTT video service — sometimes more than one OTT video service, according to Parks Associates. The firm’s “Market Snapshot: OTT and Pay TV: Partnerships and Competition” report found a transforming marketplace. “Today, it is less...Learn More

With 50% of X1 Subscribers Accessing Netflix, Comcast and Netflix Expand Their Business Relationship

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Comcast and Netflix intend to expand their interesting business relationship, highlighting a shifting video landscape. Comcast integrated Netflix into their X1 operating system back in 2016 and now plans to offer “[n]ew and innovative Xfinity packages, including a Netflix subscription.” The relationship is going well....Learn More

Streaming Video Demographics Research: Young Adults Drive the Sector

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People between the ages of 18 and 34 years of age are driving the live streaming Internet-delivered pay-TV sector, according to streaming video demographics research from the Leichtman Research Group. The firm found that 53% of U.S. adults that have such a service are in...Learn More

Increasingly, Consumers are Subscribing to OTT Through Their Legacy Pay-TV Provider

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The percentage of households that subscribe to an online video service through their pay-TV provider has more than doubled compared to last year, according to a Parks Associates report. The report, “360 View: Access and Entertainment in U.S. Broadband Households,” suggests that a driver of...Learn More

2018’s Best Resolution: Netflix on 100% Fiber-optic Verizon Fios

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February 13, 2018 — BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Fios Internet/TV customers with Multi-Room DVR Enhanced or Premium service can now stream Netflix originals like Stranger Things 2 along with hundreds of popular movies and acclaimed TV shows directly from their Fios Interactive Media Guide as subscription access to Netflix is...Learn More

Altice One Available Across Entire Optimum Footprint with Netflix

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January 29, 2018 — NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS), one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, today announces that Altice One, the company’s one-of-a-kind connectivity platform, is now available across the full Optimum footprint and includes integrated and seamless access to Netflix...Learn More

Report: Virtual Pay-TV Providers are Pursuing the Wrong Streaming Strategy

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Live streaming, or streaming traditional live channel line-ups as Sling TV and Directv Now do, is not living up to the hype, according to a new live video streaming survey, which found that only 11% of people who stream pay for live content. StreamOn, a...Learn More

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