Streaming services are just the new TV channels

Streaming services are just the new TV channels

Think channels, people, as in the TV channels you grew up with. Whether they were delivered over the air or via a cable/satellite/IPTV pay-TV service or even across a virtual pay-TV service like SlingTV or YouTube TV, we all grew up with channels. And that is what we’re seeing in the evolution of the SVOD ecosystem. Channels.

Netflix Q3 earnings: 31% revenue hike, 6.8M new subs

Netflix Q3 earnings: 31% revenue hike, 6.8M new subs

Netflix said Q3 earnings were up >31% Y/Y, its operating income doubled from a year ago, and it added 6.8 million new subscribers in the quarter—delighting Wall Street and driving its share price up some 10% in after-hours trading. It was the OTT company’s first quarter of 30%-plus revenue growth in a year, providing it with the sho...