Netflix dominated the streaming space throughout 2018. However, in 2019, its rivals will be snapping right at its heels. In his latest Guardian column, Guy Lodge looked at how Apple and Disney are going to challenge the market leader in the next 12 months. Both companies plan to launch streaming services in the new year.
The more blockbuster-inclined, meanwhile, will be anticipating the long-hyped arrival of the Disney+ platform. Exclusively incorporating a vast range of properties from the Mouse House and 20th Century Fox, it’s the future player that is giving Netflix execs the most sleepless nights; though Apple’s planned global launch of its own streaming service in 2019 ought to make things interesting, too – with new projects from Damien Chazelle, Reese Witherspoon and Oprah Winfrey on its planned slate.
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