Tag: Netflix

How Disney Could Price Its ESPN and Disney-Branded Streaming Services | Market Realist

How Disney Could Price Its ESPN and Disney-Branded Streaming Services | Market Realist

Pricing of Disney’s streaming services According to an August 21 FierceCable report, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) could price its Disney-branded streaming service at $5 per month. In this report, MoffettNathanson analyst Michael Nathanson stated that the service could be set at this price point to encourage wider adoption. On August 8, Disney was asked about its […]

Amazon and Netflix look to India for subscriber growth | Business Insider

Amazon and Netflix look to India for subscriber growth | Business Insider

Amazon’s India video push can meaningfully grow Prime membership. More than half of new Prime members come through Amazon’s video service, according to James Farrell, the company’s head of video in the Asia-Pacific region. Additionally, the company’s localized pricing strategy — Prime membership in India costs less than $10 per year — is likely to entice […]

Disney will price streaming service at $5 per month, analyst says | FierceCable

Disney will price streaming service at $5 per month, analyst says | FierceCable

Disney’s upcoming branded streaming service will likely be priced around $5 per month in order to drive wider adoption, according to MoffettNathanson analyst Michael Nathanson. Nathanson said that the new Disney streaming service and the upcoming ESPN streaming service need a clear distinction. The ESPN service will likely test different prices as it prepares ESPN […]

Will Malaysia be a viable market for Disney to launch its VOD service in? | Marketing Interactive

Will Malaysia be a viable market for Disney to launch its VOD service in? | Marketing Interactive

Bala Pomaleh, current CEO of IPG Mediabrands agreed with Kumar on the cost factor, saying Disney will not likely be able to acquire a big subscriber base in the Malaysia market it were to stamp on a higher subscription fee, as compared to the local providers. Whilst he expects audiences in the VOD sector to […]

3 Terrible Reasons to Sell Netflix Inc. Stock | The Motley Fool

3 Terrible Reasons to Sell Netflix Inc. Stock | The Motley Fool

1. There’s no money in streaming. At a glance, Netflix doesn’t look like a profitable business. Operating income was $380 million last year, which translates to just 4.3% of its nearly $9 billion sales base. Its pricing strategy aims to make the service as affordable as possible, after all, and its most popular plans cost […]

How Will Disney Price Its New Streaming Services? (NYSE: DIS) | 24/7 Wall St.

How Will Disney Price Its New Streaming Services? (NYSE: DIS) | 24/7 Wall St.

The key word here is “distribution.” By taking control of the distribution of its own content, Disney could charge consumers what it charges pay-TV operators and still make money. It could charge consumers a higher price that is still below what a pay-TV service could charge and make even more money. But that might cause […]

Disney’s Streaming Dreams: How Disruptive Is Its New Netflix-Style Strategy, Really? | Variety

Disney’s Streaming Dreams: How Disruptive Is Its New Netflix-Style Strategy, Really? | Variety

The Mouse House is moving to cut the cord: Disney plans to launch at least two direct-to-consumer streaming subscription services, for ESPN and Disney movies and TV shows, in the next two years. But right now, it’s not clear how dramatic the change will be for Disney as a whole. More than anything, it looks […]

Disney To Launch Disney- And ESPN-Branded Streaming Services, Changing Netflix | Deadline

Disney To Launch Disney- And ESPN-Branded Streaming Services, Changing Netflix | Deadline

Look out Netflix: Disney says today that it will end its theatrical distribution deal with Netflix beginning in 2019 to feed its releases to a new Disney-branded streaming service launching that year. The company also announced that its ESPN-branded streaming service, which it had previously discussed, will launch in early 2018. “We’re going to go […]

McLellan: Where do AI and marketing collide? | Business Record

McLellan: Where do AI and marketing collide? | Business Record

There’s also the area of content creation. Can a computer watch what people view and buy and then use data to know what that consumer should be shown next? Amazon, Netflix and Pandora are already showing us how effective this is. Why wouldn’t you want the same AI to be working on your website or […]

Hollywood Might Not Bounce Back From Theaters’ $1.3 Billion Stock Collapse | Bloomberg

Hollywood Might Not Bounce Back From Theaters’ $1.3 Billion Stock Collapse | Bloomberg

The concern is that the slump isn’t just a run of bad luck. Cinema operators have managed for years to keep increasing sales by raising ticket prices amid stagnant attendance, but a sharp drop in filmgoing would make that harder to sustain. And the tried-and-true formula of churning out big-budget sequels and cinematic universes populated […]