Tag archive: TV

In the news, Insights

Market Intelligence – Original content key to Netflix growth in Europe

In producing more local content, Netflix is following the playbook of Europe’s local studios who have scaled back their acquisition of international content in order to focus their efforts on producing local language content, according to Per Stenström, director at telecom consultancy firm Northstream. “The core will still be English-based content … but it is […]
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Published November 23, 2017 in , , .


In the news, Insights

Market Intelligence – European operators’ original content ambitions face hurdles

Last month, Germany’s Deutsche Telekom AG ordered its first original series, called “Germanized,” for its streaming platform EntertainTV, while Movistar Plus, the pay TV arm of Spanish telco giant Telefónica SA, plans to spend €100 million on as many as 10 series each year. Meanwhile, French carrier Orange SA will spend about €100 million on developing its own series during […]
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Published November 23, 2017 in , , , , , .


Strategy

Northstream provides second opinion on an operator’s TV strategy

Northstream was engaged by a European group operator to provide second opinion on their TV strategy. The operator was facing the external challenges of value chain fragmentation in the TV industry, rising content costs and increasing competition from OTT players such as Netflix, as well as the internal challenges of time to market, legacy systems and […]
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Published September 24, 2014 in , , .