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Netflix blows past 100 million subscribers

From Engadget - July 17, 2017

A year after subscriber growth slowed due to price hikes, Netflix says (PDF) it added more US customers in the last quarter than it has since 2011. The company is now up to 103.95 million subscribers worldwide, up 5.2 million from last count. The company also unveiled a new strategy (PDF) for explaining its spending on content, that's presumably more appropriate for its abundance of award-nominated shows. In the letter to investors, execs also discussed recent series cancellations, saying "As much as we dislike ending a series early, it consoles us that it frees up investment for another new show, or two."

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