Clear vision: Amid falling subscriptions and a sharp drop in income, what are Netflix’s next moves?

After years of emphasising growth above profit, Netflix has lost 200,000 subscribers in the first quarter of this year. Will a crackdown on viewer account sharing reverse the trend, or must the streaming giant turn to more creative, innovative solutions to get its numbers back up?

Netflix has fundamentally changed the landscape of film and television, in large part because it achieved a mode of distribution that no one else saw coming. Now, its competitors are catching up, and Netflix has been forced to acknowledge the squeeze of competition. Picture: Molly Riley/UPI/Shutterstock