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Which UK streaming services have the Marvel movies?

Last night was a big night for film fans and comicbook geeks: Marvel announced its plans for "Phase 3" of the Marvel Cinematic Universe - and revealing who will be joining Iron Man, Captain America and company for Avengers: Infinite War in 2018. And this made us think: Before next year's Avengers: Age of Ultron,…

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James O'MalleyWhich UK streaming services have the Marvel movies?
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Could “old fashioned” TV companies start making shows specifically for Netflix?

If yet more proof was needed that TV as we know it is dead, the boss of the CBS Network in the US has been talking about how the network could produce brand new shows directly for streaming platforms like Netflix. According to Recode, CEO Les Moonves said that the company "will be producing more…

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James O'MalleyCould “old fashioned” TV companies start making shows specifically for Netflix?
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Netflix now in 10% of British homes

Streaming film and television service Netflix is now hooked up to more than three million British households. A report in the Daily Telegraph says that the new figure means more than one in 10 households have joined the service, and signals a rise in take-up over the past year. The report says that Netflix is…

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Stuart O'ConnorNetflix now in 10% of British homes
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Netflix hits 50m global subscribers as profits double

Streaming video may not have supplanted broadcast TV, DVD or Blu-ray quite yet, but it appears to be well on its way. Online TV and movie streaming service Netflix announced this week that it now had more than 50 million subscribers in more than 40 countries worldwide. Releasing its results for the second quarter of…

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Stuart O'ConnorNetflix hits 50m global subscribers as profits double
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Sci-fi series Extant is a streaming hit, says Amazon UK

The pilot episode of Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi mystery thriller Extant has become Amazon Prime Instant Video’s most successful launch ever – attracting three times more streams on release day than the first episode of any previous show on the service, including original series Vikings, according to Amazon UK. The series, which stars Halle Berry as…

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Stuart O'ConnorSci-fi series Extant is a streaming hit, says Amazon UK

Vodafone give 4G customers free Netflix

Vodafone has announced that it is giving British 4G customers free Netflix for six months. Hurrah! The company, rather than pay the tax they really should be paying, have partnered up with the online streaming company and will offer the…

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Netflix plans European expansion

Streaming movie and TV service Netflix is making a big push into mainland Europe this year The BBC reports that the company has announced a move into France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg later in 2014. The additional markets…

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Stuart O'ConnorNetflix plans European expansion