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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Netflix saw subscribers drop post-lockdown. But Disney+ might not face the same fate

Like all streaming services, Disney+ saw strong growth during the pandemic but competitor Netflix reported losing subscribers last quarter. But Disney+ is cheaper than Netflix – an increasingly important distinction in the current economy, said Parks Associates

From the article, "Netflix saw subscribers drop post-lockdown. But Disney+ might not face the same fate" by Meghan McCarty Carino. 

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

How Netflix is adapting as the streaming boom stalls

“There’s only so many consumers out there that are willing to pay full price,” said a research analyst with Parks Associates

From the article, "How Netflix is adapting as the streaming boom stalls." by Savannah Maher. 

Friday, November 19, 2021

What's behind Netflix releasing viewing data? Flexing its muscles.

“Really it’s a chance for Netflix to set the standards and dialogue before the industry does or their competitors do,” said Paul Erickson, an analyst at Parks Associates.

From the article "What's behind Netflix releasing viewing data? Flexing its muscles." by Kristin Schwab. 

Thursday, October 01, 2020

Disney+ wades into the streaming-with-friends space

“It really makes it feel like you’re doing it all together, laughing about it together,” Mahler said. “Sometimes we’ll all pause it together and someone will be like, ‘Oh my gosh that reminds me of something that happened,’ so we can like tell stories about it.”

It’s moments like those Disney is banking on, said Steve Nason, research director at Parks Associates. The hope is “to appeal to younger consumers that are much more likely to socially social media engage,” he said.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Could streaming giants start to clamp down on password sharing?

The major concern for cyber security companies like Synamedia is how password sharing can turn into true content piracy ? stealing streaming shows and movies and reselling them for profit.

If you know where to go on the internet, there are entities that steal whole databases of user login credentials and resell them to content pirates on the dark web, said Steve Hawley who authored the Parks Associates report.

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Apple earnings could offer clues on streaming performance

Consumers get a year of the streaming service for free with purchase of a new Apple device.

Converting those users into paying customers might be tricky, said Steve Nason with Parks Associates.

“At least currently, they’re kind of getting a little lost in the shuffle,” he said.

From the article "Apple earnings could offer clues on streaming performance" by Meghan McCarty Carino.
 

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Password sharing denies streaming services $9 billion in fees

According to analysis by research firm Parks Associates, password piracy and sharing cost streaming providers like Netflix, Hulu, and Disney Plus $9.1 billion in 2019 alone. Why aren’t these companies doing more to crack down?

From the article "Password sharing denies streaming services $9 billion in fees" by Nova Safo.

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Why The Twitter-NFL Deal Will Have Fans Cheering

Thursday night games are the ideal platform to experiment with this new form of sports streaming, says Glenn Hower, a research analyst at Parks Associates, a consumer technology market research firm based in Dallas. “Despite the success of the league’s other prime-time offerings with Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football, Thursday nights haven't resonated the same with viewers,” Hower wrote in an email. With social events and the weekend on the horizon, it is harder to ...read more

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