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House of Cards snubbed HBO for upstart Netflix

House of Cards snubbed HBO for upstart Netflix

As House of Cards releases its second full season to Netflix, it’s become apparent that the internet-based video streaming company isn’t the upstart it once was. As HBO continues its upward trend between $4-5 billion in revenue over the past three years, Netflix pushes a much more booming rise, starting at just above $3 billion in revenue in 2011 and hitting at just above $4 billion in revenue in 2013. With the two companies readying for a battle of the revenues here, it would appear that the content battle has already been raging.

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Netflix originals and exclusives run down for 2014

Netflix originals and exclusives run down for 2014

This week the folks at Netflix have made with the report on how well they did financially in 2013, revealing in the process how they'll be progressing through 2014 - as far as they know. One thing Netflix does know about itself is how much exclusive action they'll be getting, with their own Netflix-exclusive episodic series appearing alongside Netflix-only movies, the likes of which have been gaining particular steam here close to Oscar season. In addition to speaking on which series will continue, Netflix lets it be know what's certain to appear that we've not heard of as of yet.

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Showtime, HBO, and others deny losing subscribers to Netflix

Showtime, HBO, and others deny losing subscribers to Netflix

Recently research firm NPD published a report that said major pay cable networks like Showtime, HBO, and Starz were losing subscribers to digital streaming firms like Netflix and others. The pay cable networks deny that claim. The NPD report said that the pay channels lost about 6% of their subscribers in the last two years while the online services like Netflix gained 4%.

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