Manufacturers add ‘Netflix button’

A number of TV and Blu-ray player manufacturers will begin marketing devices with dedicated Netflix buttons on their remote controls in Europe from this month. Manufacturers Panasonic, Philips, Sony, Toshiba and Vestel have said they will sell devices with Netflix buttons in Europe. The remote controls will be included with 2015 as well as some […]

Netflix coy on Spain launch talk

Netflix has reportedly denied renewed talk it will launch a subscription on-demand service in Spain next year. An executive at tech manufacturer Toshiba this week told a company event Netflix had confirmed it was launching in the territory, news that was widely reported in the local press. However, Netflix’s head of global communications Jonathan Freidland […]

‘Russian Netflix’ hits 19 million monthly uniques

Russian online video streaming service claimed it exceeded 19 million monthly unique visitors for the first time in the firsthalf of 2013. Announcing half yearly figures, the VOD service, dubbed the ‘Russian Netflix’, said that visitor numbers were up from 10.7 million monthly uniques in the first half of 2012. Registered users were also […]