Netflix Confirms Zero Intention Of Ads

Yesterday rumours abounded that Netflix would start showing ads — thanks to testing before and after content. It was only trailers for its own shows, but still it was easy to fear the worst.

Stan And Telstra Unexpectedly Join Forces

The newly signed a deal will see the streaming services bundled for free in broadband deals. What’s surprising is that Telstra is also offering rival Presto and has been rumoured to be in talks with Netflix.

Damn It, Netflix Is Testing Ads

Well, I suppose it was only a matter of time: Netflix is testing advertisements in its online streaming service.

Hola: The Best Free VPN To Get To American Netflix Is Actually Shady As Hell

As an American living in Canada, there’s one Chrome extension I cherish more than any other: Hola Unblocker, a free VPN designed to help people abroad watch American Netflix, and other streaming US media. Unfortunately, it turns out Hola is up to some dubious business practices, ones that could put its users at risk.

Spotify Wants To Be Your Endless Source For Video And Podcasts, Too

Spotify just revealed a huge service overhaul that adds video, podcasts and improved discovery to its massive streaming music service.

You Can Now Use 'Netflix For Torrents' App, Popcorn Time In Your Browser

It’s over a year since Popcorn Time burst on to the scene, allowing you to stream torrents rather than download them. It’s had its ups and downs — but now you can use it in your browser.

Rdio Launches $5.99 Service For Budget Streaming

Jay-Z’s TIDAL made big, messy waves the other month when it launched a $23.99-a-month streaming service. The accepted monthly rate for this kind of streaming service has normalised around $10 — which is why Rdio’s is hoping to undercut the competition with a new US$4 tier.

You Can Now Access Stan Through Apple TV (Update: Nope)

Stan is a decent streaming alternative to the likes of Netflix and Foxtel’s Presto, but it loses out when it comes to apps. That’s all changing today, however, with the news that Stan has its first native streaming app on a device that isn’t a phone or tablet: it’s now available on the Apple TV.

Stan Says That Stan Has 200,000 Sign-Ups And 'The Largest Content Library' In Australia (According To Stan)

After several ISPs recently said that Stan’s customer traffic could be considered as a “rounding error”, the streaming service has hit back saying that it’s heading for 200,000 customers and a massive content catalogue.

Stan Is Producing Its Own Comedy Series

Stan is producing a new standalone comedy series for the internet!