How streaming systems make money

Dec 17, 2020
The majority of revenue doesn't come from the product itself.
Roku makes about 70% of its revenue from deals with brands like HBO by taking a cut from subscriptions and ad revenue.
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Netflix's strategy: more original content, but shorter runs

Oct 30, 2020
The new reality at the streaming service: Three years is a good run; more than that means a big hit.
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Universal, banking on home audiences, to stream movie releases

Mar 17, 2020
Its other films currently showing may stream this week. Will people staying away from theaters pay the nearly $20 fee?
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As box office sags, Netflix reports an online hit with "Bird Box"

Jan 2, 2019
While moviegoers were busy saying “meh” to a couple of new Hollywood offerings (“Vice” and “Holmes & Watson”), at least 45 million of them caught most of Netflix’s “Bird Box.” (That’s how many users the streaming service reports watched at least 70 percent of the horror film.) How is Netflix doing in the battle for our […]
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Apple to invest $1 billion in original programming

Aug 16, 2017
Three big words in tech news today: original video content. Apple is reportedly making a big push into the business with a $1 billion plan to stream its own shows on its Apple TV and Apple Music platforms. The tech giant joins an increasingly crowded field, competing with the likes of Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, […]

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