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Quickflix MD Paddy Buckley fields reader questions

ASK ME ANYTHING: Quickflix NZ managing director Paddy Buckley

Wed 17 Dec 14 42

The NZ streaming video on-demand scene is suddenly going nuts, with everyone from Spark to Sky TV to Netflix jumping in. The managing director of the most established service fields reader questions.

Netflix NZ could have slimmer content than its US parent, due to Sky TV's lock on local rights. That could lead to Netflix trying to foster its NZ operation by becoming more aggressive in geoblocking Kiwis trying to access its Goldilocks US service

Netflix confirms NZ launch

Wed 19 Nov 14 6

Perversely, a Netflix local launch could actually help Quickflix, Spark's Lightbox and Sky TV's Neon — and not for the reason you might think.

Top of the Lake: one several NZ shows recently added to Spark's Lightbox

Streaming video: most favour Sky TV's pending Netflix-style service

Sat 15 Nov 14

But Lightbox well-positioned to meet 70,000 first-year sign-up target, says survey of 1088 adults.

Lightbox CEO Kym Niblock
Mad Men star Jon Hamm

Quickflix adds Mad Men, Weeds to service

Wed 4 Jun 14

Quickflix says demand for its service has grown sharply with the volume of streaming growing by over 20% quarter on quarter over the past nine months

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