STREAMING WARS

A plan for every TV fan: ST compares various streaming services available in Singapore

Streaming services offer a variety of programmes, such as Stranger Things 3 (left) on Netflix, Game Of Thrones (top) on HBO Go and Wimbledon matches (above) on Fox+.
Streaming services offer a variety of programmes, such as Stranger Things 3 (above) on Netflix, Game Of Thrones on HBO Go and Wimbledon matches on Fox+.PHOTO: NETFLIX
Streaming services offer a variety of programmes, such as Stranger Things 3 (left) on Netflix, Game Of Thrones (top) on HBO Go and Wimbledon matches (above) on Fox+.
Streaming services offer a variety of programmes, such as Stranger Things 3 on Netflix, Game Of Thrones (above) on HBO Go and Wimbledon matches on Fox+.PHOTO: HBO
Streaming services offer a variety of programmes, such as Stranger Things 3 (left) on Netflix, Game Of Thrones (top) on HBO Go and Wimbledon matches (above) on Fox+.
Streaming services offer a variety of programmes, such as Stranger Things 3 on Netflix, Game Of Thrones on HBO Go and Wimbledon matches (above) on Fox+.PHOTO: REUTERS

With the launch of Apple TV+ in more than 100 countries on Saturday, the war of on-demand streaming services is heating up.

Various companies are competing for subscribers and wooing them with lavish, big-budget original television series.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 31, 2019, with the headline 'A plan for every TV fan'. Subscribe