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Netflix subscriber growth slows to 4 mln net additions in Q1, sees better H2

Wednesday 21 April 2021 | 08:29 CET | News
Netflix reported a sharp slowdown in subscriber growth in the fourth quarter, adding just under 4 million customers compared to a forecast of around 6 million. The company said it suffered from the comparison with a strong Q1 last year when the coronavirus lockdowns first started as well as a weaker content slate for the first half of this year due to Covid-related production delays. While Q2 customer additions are forecast at only 1 million, the company expects growth to pick up in the second half of the year as more new titles come online. 

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I'm considering dropping my subscription as Netflix makes it so hard to find suitable viewing in my native language, English. I sometimes watch subtitled shows and movies, but prefer my language. You spend ages looking for something that appeals, only to discover it's not in English, and sometimes I can't be bothered with subtitles, as it can take away from the viewing experience. If I want to read a story, I'll buy the book. Give customers the choice of what's presented to them, Netflix.
Glenn @ 22/4/2021 - 00:28


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