Netflix’s new world is a scary one for the old order

TV stations have had to look on as Netflix gobbles up their audience. And it’s not going to get any easier for them

28th July, 2019

The launch of new international streaming services is about to make the world even tougher for the likes of RTÉ, TG4 and Channel 4.

Netflix has had the market to itself until recently. It has come a long way since its founding in California by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph 12 years ago. It started out as a DVD rental and purchase company, using the US postal service to deliver the movies of the time....

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