Netflix Is Crushing Disney in This Fast-Growing Market

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Netflix has been trying to crack the Indian market with various strategies ever since it entered the country five years ago and the streaming giant has made solid progress — London-based consultancy firm Omdia reports that Netflix and Disney’s Disney+ Hotstar streaming platform together accounted for a whopping 78% of India’s $639 million video streaming […]

Would You Pay for YouTube Pro?

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Anyone who has been interested in Moore’s Law and its basic tenets, or who has read Free: The future of a radical price, Chris Anderson’s influential book from 2009, is well aware that throughout history there were products and services that saw their prices dwindle to zero or something very close to zero. It happened with transistors, music, […]

Successful Subscription Models Are like a Well-Choreographed Dance

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If you are in the thick of rolling out a subscription business model, it’s not news to you that you’ve just fundamentally changed your relationship with your customer. Where once you focused on lots of one-and-done transactions to drive quarterly revenue growth, now you need to optimize long-term relationships and boost average customer lifetime value (CLTV) across […]

Is It Time to Stop Selling On-Premises Licenses?

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For some software categories and types, on-prem deployments will be needed for a long time. These include software that requires high-performance computing, software that runs in factories not connected to the internet, and software that contains or deals with data that the owner doesn’t want in the cloud. Read the full article: Is It Time to […]

HBO Max Reveals Plans to Introduce Ad-Supported Subscription Tier in 2021

HBO Max is the most expensive streaming service of its kind at the moment, as subscribers must pay $14.99 per month to access its offering. However, the company confirmed plans to introduce a cheap alternative for those who can’t afford the high price of a monthly subscription. Read the full article: HBO Max Reveals Plans […]

Microsoft Announces the Next Subscription-Less Versions of Office

Microsoft has announced an update to its productivity suite, Office 2021, for consumers along with a variant specifically geared toward businesses, Office Long Term Servicing Channel. Read the full article: https://gizmodo.com/microsoft-announces-the-next-subscription-less-versions-1846303690 Photo Credits: Unsplash/Johny vino