The world is busy combating a deadly pandemic and this is might be a terrible time to launch a new business or even a streaming service.
Yet NBCUniversal is here with a new streaming service that was launched on July 15, 2020, called “Peacock.
There are already other streaming giants such as Netflix, AppleTv+, Disney+, Amazon Prime and etc that are doing great in the same field.
Peacock is all set to compete with its rival streaming services that include Netflix and Amazon Prime. Indeed, the netizens are isolated and quarantining.
However, the idea of launching a streaming service amidst a pandemic does not sound right. It was also noticed in a survey that only 28% of people were aware of the new streaming service.
The much-awaited streaming service-Peacock was supposed to be launched with splendor by live-streaming the Olympics-2020 that were going to be held in Japan.
However, destiny had another plan and the onset of Covid-19 forced NBCUniversal to change their plans.
What is Peacock?
Peacock is nothing but a new streaming service that is launched by NBCUniversal. The streaming service is supposed to feature several TV shows, Movies, Orignal Series/Shows, Live sports, and even the daily news.
For those who do not know, NBC’s streaming service peacock already had its debut with the Xfinity and flex customers around March/April 2020. However, the streaming giant is widely available across the country from July 15, 2020.
Peacock’s base plan is usually ad-supported that also offers a limited catalog for titles at zero cost.
What makes it different from other Streaming giants?
The feature that makes Peacock different from other streaming giants is it is nationwide available for free. Although, not entirely but most of the content is for free.
It is said that only 1/3 content of Peacock is for the premium customers. It is also less expensive than Netflix and other streaming giants that will attract many customers on a daily basis.
For the given time, you can stream several movies and shows dating to the oldest ones to the news for free. It is free for the US-based customers for now and might be available worldwide soon.
Apart from this, Peacock has managed to break deals for some of the new original series produced by Tina Fey and Kevin Hart.
Apart from this masterstroke, it is also rumored that “The Office,” a Netflix favorite and one of NBC’s most beloved series, will be streamed on Peacock from January 2021.
Peacock will also stream live sporting events, like the classic Premier League and the 2021 Olympics if the pandemic eases.
Why should you choose Peacock?
Some of the movies and shows you can stream on NBC’s streaming service peacock are the legendary NBCUniversal film franchises, such as “Fast & Furious,” “Jurassic Park” and “The Bourne Trilogy,”.
Along with movies such as- “E.T.,” “Reservoir Dogs,” “Schindler’s List,” and “Lost in Translation.” Peacock will also feature children’s content that are some new episodes of popular shows such as- “Curious George,” “Where’s Waldo,” and “Cleopatra in Space.” Universal children films, like the classic “Shrek”, “Despicable Me,” and “Trolls World Tour,” are a part of the Peacock streaming library as well.
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