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BritBox Boss: “How On Earth Can We Rival Netflix?”

BritBox, the new streaming service from ITV and the BBC is already with us – and while no numbers were released that reveal how many people subscribed to the free trial, ITV chief is now saying the service has no intention to compete with Netflix: “It is impossible to rival that. In the UK we

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Streaming TV Is Demolishing Pay-TV And Broadcast Channels In The UK

A new Ofcom report sheds some light on the streaming habits of Brits – and shows how regular pay-TV companies (Sky/Virgin Media/etc’) are losing the battle to streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. Furthermore, broadcast channels such as BBC 1 and ITV are also losing viewers – a lot of them – in

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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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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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