The Streaming Wars
The financial technology company Self released a study comparing eight popular streaming services to determine which gives consumers the best value. Self's method is simple: Using IMDb audience rating scores, subscription fees, and library size, Self reported findings such as which service provides the most top-rated 4K content. The analysis comes as established leaders in the industry, namely Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, face increasing competition from new contenders. In the most recent development in the streaming wars, Netflix is to begin offering a cheaper, ad-supported streaming tier, starting Nov. 3. We've provided details on that change and compiled the study's biggest takeaways, including which streaming service offers the best overall bang for your buck.