Subscriber Growth Seen Slowing for Netflix, Hulu Plus

Netflix and Hulu Falling

Most conversations regarding cord cutters tend to focus on the impact of cable company revenues as subscribers jump ship for the considerably less expensive option of streaming media services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus. Not everyone sees this trend continuing, in large part because of rises in streaming media subscription rates. The Convergence Consulting Group has issued a report […]

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Netflix Launches New Support Site, Adds “Just for Kids” to PS3

Netflix Support

Netflix has been keeping busy this last week. First came the announcements of 1080p streaming for the new Apple TV and the iTunes integrated payment options, and now comes announcements of a new support site and the addition of the “Just for Kids” interface to the Playstation 3.  Netflix’s previous “Help” site had focused heavily on FAQs and tutorials browseable by category. With the […]

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Hulu Premieres “Battleground”, Netflix Preps “Orange is the New Black”

Battleground and Orange is the New Black

It’s been a busy month for streaming media fans looking for something new. Netflix launched their first original series, Lilyhammer, earlier this month, and this week Hulu premiered their first original scripted show, Battleground. While Netflix dropped the entire first season of Lilyhammer at one time, Hulu likes to parcel its shows out gradually. New episodes of Battleground will be available on […]

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Hulu Moving into Original Content

Battleground

We’ve been watching with interest as Netflix moves into the world of original programming. Their first show, Lillyhammer, shows promise and with fan-favorite Arrested Development and the David Fincher-produced House of Cards on the horizon, Netflix is looking to make a big splash. However Netflix isn’t the only streaming service looking to capitalize on original content to drive subscriptions. Hulu has […]

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CES Hands On With Tivo Netflix and YouTube updates

At CES this week Tivo was demoing their updated interfaced for Netflix and YouTube online streaming services running on the Tivo Premier. The new interfaces include updated search functionality, the ability to add movies to your queue, and even included 5.1 audio.  Tivo was also demoing a new companion box, yet to be named, that when paired with the Tivo Premier […]

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Netflix officially announces UK, Ireland launch

On the cusp of the PS3 Netflix news, Netflix has officially announced Netflix for the UK and Ireland. Available for 5.99 pounds/6.99 euros a month, but starting today for those of our UK readers can join Netflix and use the service for free for one month.  While it was already live for many, Netflix has made its launch in the United Kingdom and Irelandofficially official, […]

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