Reed Hastings on the Streamer Wars: ‘It’s a Whole New World Starting in November’

After dominating the subscription streaming scene for so long, Netflix is girding for a new phase in the Svod wars with the entry of more deep-pocketed players like Disney and Apple, CEO Reed Hastings said Friday.

“While we’ve been competing with many people in the last decade, it’s a whole new world starting in November…between Apple launching and Disney launching, and of course Amazon’s ramping up,” said Hastings, who also cited NBCUniversal’s coming Peacock service. “It’ll be tough competition. Direct-to-consumer [customers] will have a lot of choice.”

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