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Your Money: Footing the bill for video on demand

As the lockdown continues, subscription TV could offer an end to boredom

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One to watch: Netflix is the most prominent SVOD  service here

One to watch: Netflix is the most prominent SVOD service here

One to watch: Netflix is the most prominent SVOD service here

All this time in lockdown with only the four walls for company and you're probably thinking a lot about your SVODs. And if you're not sure what they are then I'll ask whether you're watching Netflix, Amazon, or if you've signed up to Disney+ yet.

SVOD (subscription video on demand) is any service you watch which isn't on terrestrial real-time TV for free.

Increasing numbers of us pay for something, and it allows us to binge-watch our favourite series, pick a movie that suits our current mood or watch back something we missed. Unsurprisingly, demand has soared with so many people locked down at home due to Covid-19.