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Netflix said on Thursday it would reduce its bit rates across all its streams in Europe, in effect cutting traffic on its European networks by 25 per (...)

Netflix’s offices in Los Angeles

European Union industry chief Thierry Breton has called on video streaming platforms such as Netflix and YouTube to take measures to prevent internet (...)

 Director Martin Scorsese  on the red carpet during a  photocall for the premiere of  The Irishman at la Cinematheque in Paris on October 17th, 2019. Photograph:   Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images

Ballots for the coming Academy Awards are still being tabulated but it already seems clear – this will not be Netflix’s year. The streaming giant wil(...)

Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of Netflix. Photograph:  Benoit Tessier/pool/AFP via Getty Images

Netflix has entered a new year that will be far tougher than the one it left behind. International growth helped the streaming video service trounce (...)

Every media company in the world is facing the same challenges, and many are proving much better at tackling them than RTÉ. Photograph: iStock

We’ll never see his like again. That phrase, trotted out whenever a much-loved figure dies, is both incontestably true and utterly meaningless. But in(...)

Mumbai-set thriller Sacred Games, Netflix’s first original series from India

With a little help from friends Jennifer Aniston and Jason Momoa, Apple TV+ launched in more than 100 countries on Friday. For Apple this is a hardwar(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets actor Ruth Negga at a Screen Ireland-hosted event in Los Angeles late last month.

In one of his less pressured engagements of late, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar recently found himself in Los Angeles watching preview clips of the televisio(...)

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What has gone wrong for Netflix? The streaming service reported it lost customers in the US for the first time in eight years, and undershot on its ne(...)

Irish actor Robert Sheehan attends the LA premiere of Netflix show The Umbrella Academy in February. Photograph: Rache Murray/Getty Images.

How much are customers willing to pay for Netflix? The streaming service is grappling with that question once again after raising prices in some of i(...)

If you’d forgotten that Netflix is, at its heart, still a technology company, then rest assured, you’re not alone. The streaming service has become su(...)

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