Peacock tops 20M subscribers in Q4 as losses widen

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Comcast-owned streaming service Peacock had its best quarterly result since its 2020 launch, adding five million paying subscribers in its fourth quarter of 2022 to bring the total to 20 million, up from the over 15 million subs in the previous quarter. In Q1 2021, Peacock had 9 million paid users. Peacock gets much of…

HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’ gets a warm welcome with 4.7M U.S. viewers

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“The Last of Us” made its debut last night on HBO and HBO Max. The series premiere garnered 4.7 million U.S. viewers, making it HBO’s second-largest debut since “Boardwalk Empire” premiered over a decade ago with 4.81 million viewers, the company announced today. “House of the Dragon” remains the biggest premiere in HBO history with…

Netflix refreshes its iPhone app with a more fluid design

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It’s not just quality content that makes a streaming service stand out amongst its competitors. Improving the user experience is still an integral part of the fight to reduce churn. On Monday, Netflix rolled out updates to its iPhone app that introduced a revamped interface featuring a new billboard layout, new card transitions, new animation…

HBO Max’s ad-free monthly subscription is increasing by $1

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HBO Max is raising the price of its ad-free monthly subscription in the U.S. from $14.99 to $15.99 plus applicable taxes. The change marks the first time that HBO Max has increased the price of its service since launching in May 2020. “Existing subscribers who are currently paying $14.99/month will see their monthly rate increase…