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What you should watch on Amazon Prime Video

Oct 12, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Can’t decide what to binge on? Here are seven series for you to check out

What to watch on Amazon Prime Video

Sep 28, 2018 - 4:52 PM

Can’t decide what to binge on? Here are seven series for you to check out

'THE MARVELOUS MRS MAISEL.' The show, starring Rachel Brosnahan, is available on Amazon Prime Video, along with other binge-worthy titles. Screenshot from

Amazon Prime Video to be part of Globe's on-demand offerings

Aug 29, 2018 - 4:25 PM

The world's second-largest video-on-demand platform comes to Globe

Facebook rolls out 'Watch' video service worldwide

Aug 29, 2018 - 2:01 PM

The product is not designed for 'mindless consumption' but to get people 'engaged,' says Fidji Simo, Facebook's vice president for video

WATCH. Facebook's long-form video feature will have to compete with YouTube and Netflix for attention. Image from Facebook

Netflix testing show ads that pop up in between episodes

Aug 20, 2018 - 4:03 PM

Users have reported seeing video promos for different shows play in between episodes

Disney launches own streaming app in PH, costs P149 monthly on Globe

May 25, 2018 - 8:48 PM

Non-Globe subscribers will pay a higher subscription rate of P399 monthly

DISNEYLIFE. DisneyLife will host more than  350 Disney movies, 5000 episodes, and over 6,000 music tracks at launch. Screenshot from DisneyLife website

Apple signs NBA star Durant to produce new TV series

Feb 14, 2018 - 1:16 PM

Apple has been reaching deep into its cash holdings to ramp up its original television offerings in a bid to grow its market share in the streaming business

SHOWRUNNER. Apple signs NBA star Kevin Durant to produce a show for their online streaming service. File photo by Ezra Shaw/AFP

SKY launches P1,899/25Mbps fiber broadband plan with video-on-demand

Oct 19, 2017 - 8:08 PM

Also on offer are 10Mbps, 50Mbps, and 100Mbps plans

Netflix shares jump as subscriptions top 100 million

Jul 18, 2017 - 5:02 PM

Most of the subscriber growth comes from outside the US where Netflix has invested heavily in establishing itself as a global television service

NETFLIX. The Netflix logo. Image from the Netflix website

Amazon video goes global, steps up challenge to Netflix

Dec 15, 2016 - 12:11 PM

The expansion covers the Philippines where the service will be available for 2 99 a month

Amazon video going global in Netflix challenge – report

Nov 18, 2016 - 1:50 PM

The online retail giant s video on demand service will likely expand to 200 countries and territories

GOING GLOBAL. The retail giant expands its video service for a global audience, battling it out with Netflix. Image from Amazon.

Netflix membership climbs with global growth

Jan 20, 2016 - 4:24 PM

Netflix says its total membership eclipsed 75 million just hours after the end of the official close of the quarter It expects to add a total of 6 1 million members in the first 3 months of this year

NETFLIX. Photo from Netflix website.

Netflix to crack down on proxies that bypass country restrictions

Jan 15, 2016 - 1:19 PM

Netflix says the move is meant to respect and enforce existing content licensing agreements

NETFLIX. The NEtflix logo. Image from the Netflix website

Why becoming the next Netflix is really, really hard

Jan 09, 2016 - 4:18 PM

Luis Buenaventura spends some time bouncing between Netflix Blink iFlix and Hooq to see how they approach video on demand services

Surprising life lessons from your favorite movies and TV shows

Dec 24, 2015 - 11:52 AM

This Christmas turn marathon watching sessions into learning opportunities

Photo courtesy of official The Big Bang Theory Facebook page

iflix has South East Asia covered

Oct 30, 2015 - 4:13 PM

With over half a million regional subscribers iflix is the leading video on demand content provider in Southeast Asia

Video on demand to 'enrich' Filipinos' lives

Sep 02, 2015 - 9:45 AM

Streaming video services are beginning to gain popularity in the country led by pioneers like HOOQ with its tailored services for Filipino consumers

DEMONSTRATING. HOOQ can be accessed through a PC and mobile devices. Users can register up to 5 devices to one account. Photo by Adrian Portugal / Rappler

Video on demand services to surge dramatically

Jul 06, 2015 - 9:15 AM

By 2020 the total number of video on demand subscribers globally is expected to reach 250 million up over 1000 from 2010 says a media research firm