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Netflix UK Price Hike: Still A Good Deal After 20% Increase?

Months after raising prices in the US, Netflix is now bumping up UK subscription costs as well, with some members having to pay up to 20% more. This is the first price rise since 2017 – but is Netflix still a good deal for UK cord cutters? Netflix offers a streaming TV service based on

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Netflix And Amazon Dominate UK Streaming: Is It Too Late For Everyone Else?

BritBox, the UK streaming service planned by the BBC and ITV as a Netflix competitor, is facing some roadblocks – while Netflix and Amazon’s revenues from their UK streaming services soar. According to data published by Ofcom, Netflix and Amazon made £1.1bn from UK streaming – more than double the amount UK broadcasters made with

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Watch – First “Star Trek: Picard” Teaser Trailer Is Finally Here

After hearing so much about the Star Trek: The Next Generation spin-off/sequel, which will be centred around Sir Patrick Stewart’s Jean-Luc Picard – we finally get to see a new teaser trailer. The show, which is expected to arrive later in the year, will be available in the UK on Amazon Prime Video. Star Trek:

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BBC: iPlayer Has Lost To Netflix And We Want To Change It

Following a dramatic drop in UK streaming market share, and a survey conducted by the BBC, it is now asking Ofcom to make some drastic changes to their streaming service, BBC iPlayer. Among those: longer periods of availability for their programmes, and returning full box-sets. Back in January, The BBC opened a public consultation for

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Netflix Will Start Showing “Top 10” Lists In The UK

With so much content on TV these days, sifting through it all and finding what to watch is becoming a real issue. Netflix is about to test a new method that is aimed at helping you make that choice – “Top 10” lists that will rank its most popular movies and TV shows in the

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Disney Officially Announces New Netflix Competitor: Disney+

After months (and even years) of rumours, speculations and tidbits of information, Disney finally announced their upcoming streaming service: Disney+. With new Star Wars and Marvel shows, The Simpsons, and the entire Disney Films back-catalogue, the service, which will launch in November, will try to compete with Netflix. At first, however, it will only be available

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Deal Alert: Get 3 Free Months Of Amazon Music Unlimited

Amazon is gearing up for their Spring Sale (which will start on April 8th) – and as an early celebration, they’re offering a three months subscription to their Spotify rival – Amazon Music Unlimited – for… free. However – it’s only for new subscribers. Just as Netflix did for streaming video, a music subscription service

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NOW TV’s Sky Cinema Price Hike: Is It Still A Good Deal For Streaming Fans?

Sky’s streaming TV service, NOW TV, has raised the price of their “Sky Cinema Pass” starting today (April 4): the package, which includes more than 1,000 movies on-demand as well as “live” streaming of Sky’s cinema channels, will now cost £11.99 per month, instead of £9.99 – a jump of 20%. NOW TV was created as Sky’s answer to Netflix

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Classic BBC Box Sets Are Coming To NOW TV

Iconic BBC comedies and drama programmes will be coming to Sky and NOW TV starting next month. Full box sets of Only Fools and Horses, Absolutely Fabulous, Blackadder and other classics, will be available to watch on demand, as part of a new agreement between the BBC and Sky. Some of the classic BBC shows, as well as more

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