Netflix takes Disney pay-TV rights from Starz

Netflix gambling it can survive without raising prices after Disney deal?

Netflix says it won't raise prices after Disney deal
Netflix, which analysts estimate paid more than $350 million for the exclusive rights to stream Disney movies to TV beginning in 2016, is not considering a price increase to help finance the deal, said Ted Sarandos, the company's chief content officer ...

Netflix and Rhapsody Favor Gamers
Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)
Both Rhapsody and Netflix are newly touting the tech-connection. Waxing Rhapsodic: The subscription music service Rhapsody has just introduced an Xbox 360 app with a user interface customized for the platform. Tile-styled graphics mimic the now abiding ...

Netflix, Disney Sign Exclusive Deal - Analyst Blog
Netflix Inc. ( NFLX ) has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) for the exclusive right to stream the latter's content to its U.S. subscribers. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to ...

Netflix Cost To Rise? Why The Service Might Have To Start Charging More ...
Huffington Post
As competition from online streaming services, traditional TV networks and premium services like HBO heats up, will Netflix have to start charging its subscribers more to afford the content they want to see? It's a question some analysts and pundits ...

Expect Netflix to Raise Cash in Dire Bid for Survival
Netflix raised $400 million in late 2011. At the time the company claimed it was merely providing itself with a cushion so its clients would not start worrying about a cash problem. The company had the nerve to say, We don't really need the cash, but ...

Netflix signs blockbuster deal to stream Disney movies
Inside Bay Area
In a move to put its streaming video service on par with the likes of premium cable services such as HBO and Showtime, Netflix (NFLX) on Tuesday announced an exclusive deal with Disney. As part of the deal, Netflix will snatch the pay-TV rights to ...

Netflix takes Disney pay-TV rights from Starz
Los Angeles Times
Netflix has acquired the exclusive U.S. rights to movies from Walt Disney Studios films, beginning in 2016, in a three-year deal that catapults the Internet video-on-demand service into direct competition with pay-TV giants such as HBO and Showtime.

Netflix Reaches Deal to Show New Disney Films in 2016
New York Times (blog)
LOS ANGELES — Walt Disney Studios said on Tuesday that it had completed a deal to show films from its Disney, Pixar and Marvel banners on Netflix, replacing a less lucrative pact with Starz. The agreement is the first time one of Hollywood's big ...

New York Times (blog)

Netflix wins rights to show Disney movies shortly after theatrical runs ...
Washington Post
SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix's Internet video service has landed the U.S. rights to show Disney movies shortly after they leave theaters, a coup that could turn into a costly mistake if the deal doesn't bring in more customers. The multiyear licensing ...

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