Monday, October 17, 2016

Video-Streaming: Netflix surprised with millions of new customers – Handelsblatt


The Live Streaming pioneer presents his Numbers.

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Los GatosNetflix has won back investor confidence After unexpectedly good offbeat quarterly figures, the share price jumped by around a fifth. Netflix was able to win in the last quarter of the year to 3.57 million new customers. The rash had been popular in-house productions such as the Mystery series “Stranger Things,” said Netflix chief Reed Hastings on Monday. The streaming service itself had previously submitted a growth of 2.6 million subscription users.

sales Also exceeded, with an increase of 32 percent to 2.29 billion dollars (of 2.08 billion Euro), the expectations of the traders. The winning shot of the year-on-year by 75 percent to 51.5 million dollars, high, such as Netflix, according to U.S. market close announced on Monday. It was also much better than expected.

Netflix had grown, despite the almost worldwide availability to the beginning of the year in the last few quarters, first, weaker than expected. This brought the share price in the meantime, under pressure, even though Netflix said the development of, among other things, the phasing-out of cheaper, older contracts, some of which users would be terminated. Now a counter-movement, and the stock rose after trading hours temporarily to around 19 per cent to 118,66 dollars. At the end of last year, she was at times still over 130 Dollar value.


Very convenient to everywhere favorite movies: Netflix is great on the Tablet sector.

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Fired was the growth of the numbers of users now, especially from the international business. Netflix won outside of the United States of 3.20 million new subscription users. In the home market, there were 370 000 – 70 000 more than expected.

Netflix now has 47.5 million customers in the United States and 39,25 million in the Rest of the world. The plans for a launch in China have been abandoned meanwhile, for the time being, as Hastings said. The regulatory hurdles were too high. He also pointed out that the Film services of Disney and Apple had been stopped in the country. So far, Neftlix, had declared that it was in discussions with the authorities, but could not name a date.

For the fourth quarter was Netflix now, an increase of 5.2 million customers in views, 1.45 million in the home market, and 3.75 million in the Rest of the world. Netflix had launched the service in January, at a stroke, into 130 new countries and covers almost the whole world to China.

in the Same way as rival Amazon is Netflix going massive on exclusive productions and takes a lot of money in the Hand. A total of


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