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Netflix calls for stronger net neutrality system in the US

Netflix calls for stronger net neutrality system in the US
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Netflix signs direct deal with Comcast to guarantee smooth streams

There's been a lot of online crossness this weekend in the US after the announcement of a deal between streaming TV and films service Netflix and telco Comcast
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Netflix ended 2013 with more than 41m paying subscribers

With Spotify expected to reach the 10m paying subscribers milestone early this year, can we see its future in the form of TV/film service Netflix?
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How Netflix metatagged the movies with 76,897 micro-genres

If you're a Netflix user, have you ever noticed the strangely-specific genres assigned to some films?
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Hulu hits $1bn in revenue for 2013 from 5m subscribers

Online TV service Hulu has published its now-traditional end-of-year blog post outlining its growth. “Hulu will reach $1 billion in revenue in 2013.
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Netflix now has more than 40m subscribers

As Spotify and its streaming rivals plot their future growth, Netflix is one of the examples they look to.
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Should streaming music services ape Netflix by commissioning content?

We've written before about some of the parallels between streaming music and streaming video services, with licensing, discovery and distribution challenges facing Spotify and its rivals as much as Netflix and its competitors. But...
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Netflix on how recommendations fuel three quarters of its viewing

75% of the films and TV shows that people watch on Netflix come from the service's recommendations, rather than users' own searches.
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Netflix now has nearly 38m subscribers

Netflix now has 29.8m subscribers in the US and 8m overseas, having added 630k and 610k respectively to those totals in the second quarter of this year. The company posted revenues of $1.07bn for Q2 and a net profit of $29m.
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Netflix’s new Max feature is a ‘conversational’ content guide

Netflix launched a new feature called Max on Friday, initially within its PlayStation 3 application, with more platforms to follow.
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BitTorrent jabs back after Netflix’s piracy claims

BitTorrent isn't too impressed with Netflix, after the streaming TV/films service used falling BitTorrent traffic as evidence that it cannibalises piracy.
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What can digital music services learn from Netflix’s ‘Long Term View’?

Earlier this week we reported on Netflix's latest financials, but as a follow-up, the TV/film service has published a Long Term View document that makes fascinating reading. It outlines Netflix's vision for the future...