Streaming into the future - Part 3: Film & Television
What are you watching?
Within a relatively short period of time, services like Netflix have become giants within the film and television sector. Their role in providing access to 'back catalogue' as well as producing original content has made them a new kind of media company.
As with music, the shift to a streaming model of distribution and consumption is relatively recent. Netflix, currently the largest streaming video content supplier, began their shift from DVD rentals to streaming video in 2007.