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Netflix vs. Hulu
Katherine B (Katerina001)
16 Nov 2017
Netflix was founded on August 29, 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph.
Netflix launches the first DVD rental and sales site, netflix.com in 1988.
In 1999, Netflix offers a subscription for unlimited DVD rentals for one low monthly price.
In 2005, the number of Netflix members rises to 4.2 million.
Netflix introduces streaming, allowing members to watch television shows and movies on their personal computers in 2007.
In 2010, Netflix is available on the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, the Nintendo Wii, and other Internet connected devices.
Netflix launches throughout Latin America and the Caribbean in 2011.
Netflix became available in Europe. Netflix wins its first Primetime Emmy Engineering Award.
Netflix was the first internet TV network nominated for the primetime Emmy.
In 2014 Netflix launched in 6 new countries in Europe. Netflix now has over 50 million members globally.
Netflix launches in Australia, New Zealand Japan, Italy, Spain, and Portugal.
Netflix is available worldwide.
Hulu was founded by Jason Kilar and Beth Comstock in March, 2007.
On April 30, 2009, Disney joins venture,purchasing a 27% stake in the company.
Generated close to $700 million in revenue.
Hulu officially launches to the public.
In 2017, Hulu added live news, entertainment, and sports.
Hulu is now available on desktop, TV, smartphone, and tablet.
Hulu made history for being the first streaming service to win the Emmy for outstanding drama.
On October 30, 2017, Randy Freer became the new CEO of Hulu.
In 2013, Mike Hopkins became Hulu's CEO,replacing Jason Kilar.
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