Disney Has Rough Q1 FY21 but Disney+ Soars to 94.9M Subscribers

Disney to Raise Direct-to-Consumer Streaming Prices in March 2021

At Disney's Investor Day 2020, the entertainment brand announced changes to its direct-to-consumer streaming services, including pricing.
Netflix hits 200 million paid members during the fourth quarter of 2020.

Netflix Is Raising Prices $1 to $2 a Month for U.S. Subscribers

Streaming video subscription service Netflix is raising prices $1 to $2 per month for U.S. subscribers, just weeks after halting free trials.

STATPACK: Amazon Prime

In this Subscription Insider STATPACK, we look at Amazon Prime trends and predictions including analysis on Prime subscribers, Prime Video subscribers, reach, user behavior, shopping behavior and a host of Prime Day statistics. Download the 98-page PowerPoint with 43 charts and graphs (with three embedded excel charts) to access all the data.
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Patreon Valuation Jumps to $4B After $155M Funding Round

Patreon Valuation Jumps to $4B After $155M Funding Round

After raising $155M in Series F funding, Patreon announced a valuation of $4B, three times the company's valuation six months ago.
HBO Max Streaming Service Discontinues Free Trials

HBO Max Streaming Service Discontinues Free Trials

HBO Max streaming service discontinues 7-day free trials, and WarnerMedia will release 2017 films in theaters and on HBO Max the same day.
Top Subscription Stories of 2020

Top Subscription Stories of 2020

This year's top subscription stories include major acquisitions, antitrust concerns, lots of layoffs, an abundance of launches and more.
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Five on Friday: Influential Brands, Pizza and Procter & Gamble

Five on Friday: Acquisition News, Pizza and Procter & Gamble

In this week's Five on Friday, we feature influential subscription brands, acquisition news, and a special pizza-and-a-movie promotion.

It’s A New World: How Is The Subscription Industry Responding?

In these trying times, subscription businesses need to ask themselves what their responsibility is to their customers. Do they suspend payments? Offer free subscriptions? How do they stay connected with their subscriber base during these times? Vindicia's Jesus Luzardo explores how to do the right thing by your subscribers.

5 Billing Considerations for Scaling Your Subscription Business

The subscription business model offers companies a fast track to growth, offering just about anything from entertainment streaming services to renters' insurance. Yet to harness that growth potential, businesses need a subscription-centric billing solution that can keep up with their vision, market demands, and innovation in products and services. At a certain point, however, an upgrade from a legacy billing approach to a more capable billing platform is necessary to handle the volume and complexity of recurring revenue operations, as well as facilitate growth at scale. Here are five billing considerations to help guide your decision-making process.
Five on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021: Roku, Restaurants and Reality TV

Five on Friday: Roku, Restaurants and Reality TV

In our first Five on Friday of the year, Roku considers buying Quibi content, Discovery+ banks on reality TV, and AMC Theatres seeks cash.

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