Would ads make you dump Netflix? Vertical Hold Ep 375

Netflix’s subscriber numbers are down, and it’s considering an ad-supported model in response. Is that good business, but bad for subscribers?
Special guest TV Blackbox’s Steve Molk!



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Streaming media is very much the style of the time — but what do you do when you’re the biggest streaming provider on the planet, and yet somehow your market is shrinking?

That’s the dilemma facing Netflix, and this week we dive into why consumers are ditching the streaming giant, where it can compete with the likes of Disney+, and whether cracking down on password sharing or ad-supported Netflix will be the answer!

We’re joined by the man who watches streaming video underneath his eyeballs while he sleeps*, Steve Molk from TV Blackbox!

(*Possibly. We wouldn’t put it past him.)

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Award-winning Australian technology news podcast Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News dives into the big stories of the week. Joined by Australia’s leading tech journalists every Friday, co-hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture. About/Contact us