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Netflix to spend £400MN on UK content

The 800lb-gorilla of subscription video-on-demand is about to start flexing its financial muscles in the UK big time, committing to more than 50 projects for a value of more than £400 million, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has revealed. – Joseph O’Halloran, Rapid TV News » https://ift.tt/31GeCJn

BBC to launch US OTT service

photo: Broadband TV News

Making the announcement as part of a wider RTS Cambridge speech on content within the BBC and the role of BBC Worldwide, director-general Tony Hall said: “We’re launching a new OTT video service in America offering BBC fans programmes they wouldn’t otherwise get – showcasing British actors; our programme-makers – and celebrating our culture.” He also confirmed the new BBC Store would launch [in the UK] next month. – Julian Clover, Broadband TV News