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Report: 25% Of Americans Won't Have A Traditional TV Subscription By 2018

TV viewers have been snipping the cord and freeing themselves from traditional TV subscriptions offered by satellite and cable companies for years, so it may come as no surprise that the flood of customers fleeing to streaming video shows no signs of easing. 271 more words

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Here's Why Netflix Is Raising $1 Billion

Netflix is hoping to raise more cash.

In a statement on Monday, the streaming video company said that it intends to raise 1 billion euro ($1.08 billion) through a senior note offering outside the United States. 348 more words

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Netflix Says It's Willing to Work With Movie Theaters (Sort of)

Netflix’s thorny relationship with movie theater owners has been well documented. Only a year ago, the head of the National Association of Theatre Owners, John Fithian, … 752 more words

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Collectively, humans have watched Adam Sandler on Netflix for longer than civilization has existed

The human race has collectively spent a perplexing amount of time watching Adam Sandler on Netflix.

Together, Netflix’s 99 million users worldwide have devoted more than half a billion hours of their lives to Adam Sandler’s lowbrow humor since the December 2015 debut of  239 more words

As subscriber growth slumps, Netflix offers cinema chains a truce

Netflix is extending an olive branch to cinema chains with which it has been at odds.

The streaming service has alienated major theater operators by premiering its movies online the same day they hit big screens. 520 more words

AMC, Viacom, and Discovery Consider a $20 Bet on Sports-Free Streaming TV

Television has a widely-reported problem: Consumers are cutting the cord at an alarming clip.

This comes as no surprise—people want to pay only for what they watch, and cable companies’ buffet-style bundles cost far too much. 236 more words

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Netflix Could Have a $1 Billion Merchandising Business

As Netflix continues its steady march toward 100 million global paid subscribers, there could be another major revenue stream that the massively popular streaming service has not yet fully unlocked. 403 more words

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