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SovTech specialises in mobile app development, iOS, Android, hybrid technologies and progressive web apps.


Why choose SovTech for your bespoke app development?

SovTech is an award-winning software and mobile app development company. With over a decade of engineering experience, along with over 200 tech professionals, we are experts in building custom mobile applications for any business, in any industry.

Our multidisciplinary teams, comprising tech-enthusiasts with elite and varied development expertise, are geared towards building scalable products that service growth-focused businesses. We strive to deliver bespoke solutions that innovate using cutting edge technologies and cloud software at competitive and flexible rates.

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What is Netflix?

Netflix is a subscription-based streaming service that allows our users to view TV episodes and movies on any internet-connected device without ads.

You may also watch TV series and movies without an internet connection by downloading them to your iOS, Android, or Windows 10 device.


The History of Netflix

Netflix, Inc. is a subscription streaming service and production firm based in the United States. Netflix, which was founded on August 29, 1997, has a film and television series collection as well as its own productions, known as Netflix Originals.

Netflix had approximately 221.6 million members globally as of March 31, 2022, with 74.6 million in the US and Canada, 74.0 million in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, 39.9 million in Latin America, and 32.7 million in Asia-Pacific. 

With the exception of Mainland China, Syria, North Korea, and Russia, it is available everywhere. Netflix is a member of the Motion Picture Association and has played a significant role in independent film distribution (MPA).



Multiple Viewership

Netflix’s most popular ordinary plan, as well as the premium plan, allow simultaneous viewing. This allows family members and friends to share a single subscription and watch different screens at the same time. As a result, Netflix’s service is adaptable. Many people acquire a single subscription (for example, a premium plan) and share it with several friends or family members.


Offline Playback Feature

Users can store content in both regular and high quality on Netflix. While there are certain restrictions on what you can download, Netflix is attempting to improve those restrictions. Viewers can save videos and watch them later, even if they don’t have access to the internet, thanks to this feature. This is especially useful on aircraft flights and in areas where internet access is spotty.


High Quality Library

When it comes to selection, Netflix is unquestionably the winner. Netflix outperforms Hulu with almost 100,000 selections. It features the most popular television shows as well as a diverse selection of critically acclaimed films from around the world. It also features a selection of Netflix original series and movies. There are a number of well-known Netflix series, such as Breaking Bad, and Prison Break, and Narcos.



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Tech Stack

Netflix is built using this tech stack


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Cost of building an app like Netflix

£65 000


Benefits of custom over off-the-shelf software​

While off-the-shelf software might be cheaper to set up, custom app development can be uniquely tailored to meet your specific business needs. Bespoke software is high-quality, built by a team of expert professionals, offering you better and more features than the limited features that are available with generic software.

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