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Report: Netflix plans $1.2B spend to produce local content in select foreign markets

Report: Netflix plans $1.2B spend to produce local content in select foreign markets

Netflix, seeking to cement its toehold in its rapidly expanding international market, is expected to spend as much as $1.2 billion on original content in the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain, according to published reports. The company has publicly said it plans to spend $5 billion on content production and acquisition in 2016. Researcher […]

February 11, 2016 | By More
FCC OKs new net neutrality rules; send lawyers, guns and money…

FCC OKs new net neutrality rules; send lawyers, guns and money…

The new rules the FCC passed today that will allow it to regulate broadband as a utility are – in the eyes of some – a victory for net neutrality and a “free Internet.” For others, the new rules are a misguided anathema that will bring broadband, especially fiber, expansion to a halt. The only […]

March 2, 2015 | By More
DirecTV weighs taking a page from Aereo’s strategy

DirecTV weighs taking a page from Aereo’s strategy

Just as Alice cried “Curiouser and curiouser!” as she fell through the rabbit hole and entered Wonderland, so, too, it appears, is the pay-TV space entering a different reality. Consider: Satellite pay-TV provider DirecTV (DTV) may be looking at installing antennas into set-top boxes to provide subscribers with over-the-air broadcast signals in an effort to […]

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