Sky questions popularity of Netflix's original programming

Friday 1 May 2015 | 11:03 CET | News
Satellite TV operator Sky's group director of strategy, Mai Fyfield, told attendees of an FT digital media conference in London that TV viewers still want to watch TV the traditional way. She admitted that there is a shift going on, linear viewing is regularly declining by 4 to 5 percent a year, but she believes that watching TV shows on a TV will continue. "My personal view is that linear television will go on for some time. Ten years after putting Sky+ in people's homes, 80 percent of TV viewing is still live. I think in five or ten years time around 50 percent will still happen live.

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Companies: Netflix / Sky
Countries: United Kingdom / World
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