Tubi Expands to Australia, Aims to Be Ad-Supported ‘Complement’ to Netflix

”The idea the average consumer will subscribe to Netflix, Amazon, Disney+, Hulu, HBO, ESPN+, Showtime, Starz and Discovery — that is ludicrous,“ CEO Farhad Massoudi says

Ad-supported television isn’t dying at the hands of Netflix and Hulu. It’s just evolving.

That’s what Tubi CEO Farhad Massoudi keeps in mind as he runs the streaming business that launched in 2014, and now has the largest free streaming library around, with 15,000 movies and TV shows on its service in the U.S and Canada.

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Sean Burch

Tech reporter • sean.burch@thewrap.com • @SeanB44