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Hastings: linear will copy Netflix binge model

Linear broadcasters will ditch their aversion to binge viewing and start to copy the Netflix model, according to the CEO of the US streaming business, which pioneered the distribution model. In an on-stage interview at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Reed Hastings said he expected Netflix’s famous binge viewing model to become the norm as […]

Amazon and Netflix claim Oscar wins

Rival streaming services Amazon and Netflix both claimed Oscar wins last night, with Amazon connected to three of the winners and Netflix scooping its first win in the documentary category. Amazon’s wins came in the feature film categories with Casey Affleck winning best actor for Manchester by the Sea, which Amazon has snagged for its […]