Joshua Raymond


Netflix passes 75 million users

Netflix passed the 75 million member mark on January 1 after adding more than 17 million users last year, according to its latest quarterly report. In a letter to shareholders, Narcos network Netflix said that it added a record 5.59 million members in the fourth quarter of 2015, exceeding its forecast of 5.15 million and […]

Vivendi ‘eyes £28bn Sky takeover’

French media conglom Vivendi has been linked with a takeover of European pay TV giant Sky, in a deal that could be worth as much as £28 billion (US$41.8 billion). This would be part of a wider strategy to expand the reach of Vivendi’s own pay TV company, Canal+, according to three unnamed sources quoted […]

Netflix grows int’l base by 78%

Netflix grew its international member base by 78% year-on-year in Q2 and has outlined plans to “further invest aggressively in global expansion.” Announcing its second quarter results, Netflix said that its international user base stood at 13.8 million, and its total number of users – including the US – was 50.05 million. Confirming that its […]