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A NEW BLOW DEALT TO NETFLIX — IN LATIN AMERICA

May 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Shares of Netflix fell 3 percent today (Thursday) after recovering from a deeper decline earlier in the day as investors reacted to news that the company’s launch in Latin America is experiencing unforeseen difficulties. Netflix launched in 43 Latin American countries last year, where growth has proved to be slower than it had been in […]

RESEARCH FIRM PREDICTS CONTINUED STRONG AD REVENUE FOR CABLE

November 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

While some analysts express concern that cable television networks may be heavily impacted by customers who opt for Internet video sites and begin dropping their cable subscriptions — so called cord-cutting — researchers SNL Kagan said today (Tuesday) that cable networks will see a 14-percent rise in ad revenue to $25.5 billion this year, softening […]

NETFLIX NOW SECOND-LARGEST MOVIE “CHANNEL”

January 27, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

More people may be watching movies on their TV sets and computers from Netflix’s streaming service than are watching movies via pay-TV services Starz and Showtime, the Wall Street Journal observed today (Thursday). The newspaper observed that Netflix added 3.1 million new subscribers over the December holidays, bringing its total number to more than 20 […]

REPORT: U.K. BOX OFFICE SET RECORD IN 2010

January 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The 2010 total box office may have been down slightly in the U.S., but it rose 2 percent to $1.718 billion in the U.K., setting a record for the second straight year, the U.K. Film Council, which has been marked for extinction by the Cameron government, said Thursday. As reported by Britain’s Guardian newspaper, the […]

ADMISSIONS DOWN IN U.S., UP ALMOST EVERYWHERE ELSE

January 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

While the number of movie tickets sold domestically tumbled 7 percent in 2010, they smashed records in other countries, published reports indicated on Wednesday. In France admissions totaled 206.5 million, the highest since 1967. Total box office receipts came to $1.7 billion. China’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television reported that the nation’s theaters […]