Streaming content services like Netflix and Hulu have revolutionized how we watch TV shows and movies. For a low monthly rate, you can get unlimited access to hundreds to thousands of different pieces of content, available whenever you want them. However, it’s unlikely that these conditions will persist indefinitely. Like any technology or consumer product, streaming will change over time. So what changes could we expect to see in the near future?
Predictions for the Future of Streaming
These are just some of the changes in store for us in the coming years:
1. Increased competition
Perhaps most obviously, we’re going to see a huge rush of competitors coming to the market. Netflix has been the leader in streaming for many years, with services like Hulu, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now not far behind. Now, Disney is planning to launch its own streaming service, and it’s likely that more media companies will be fighting for space in the market in the near future. This increased amount of competition will lead customers to a key dilemma; will it be worth it for them to subscribe to several different monthly services to get access to all the content they want? Or will they choose one service …