The Rise of the TV Streaming Services

Watching TV hasn’t been the same since services life Netflix came around. Instead of having to watch what your television is broadcasting, with streaming services you can choose what you want to see. Modern television is moving away from channels with fixed programming, allowing you to completely tailor your TV viewing experience to match what you love.

With new content always being produced, streaming services let you watch content when is more convenient for you.



Netflix is a well-known streaming service that provides subscribers with access to a wide range of films and TV shows. Since 2013, it started to offer original film and TV show productions with the premiere of House of Cards.

Its original content has been critically acclaimed and never fails to amaze. Recent shows like 13 Reasons Why have opened global discussions about mental health. Netflix’s Marvel shows also capture the franchise’s audience with Jessica Jones, Daredevil, and the still-to-be-released Defenders.


Amazon Video

Offering streaming services since 2006, Amazon Video is similar to Netflix. Utilising the internet to allow subscribers to select and watch titles such as the recently released American Gods. You can watch videos of up to 4K quality depending on your device and internet speed

This service now offers a subscription to channels such as Discovery, without you having to subscribe to a full channel package. This lets you pick and choose the channels you want and create your own channel bundle, completely tailored to your interests.



Another streaming service that is taking TV technology by storm is YouTube. With viewers watching millions of hours of YouTube every day, the viewership for the website is astonishing. Going head to head with Netflix and Amazon Video, it now plans to offer original content for free.

Signing up comedians such as Ellen DeGeneres and Kevin Hart to produce original content for the website, it will extend its original streaming to Ryan Seacrest, Katy Perry, and Demi Lovato. Differing from YouTube Red, this original content promises to be big with celebrities behind it.

Do you have a favourite streaming service? Which one would you like to subscribe to? As these streaming services allow you to watch what you want and when you want, smart TVs and continuous developments in TV technology give you the ideal device to stream videos, with wide screens and high-quality image. Just let us know your preferences and needs and we’ll help you find what you want!

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