What are some alternatives?
When comparing BBC iPlayer and Netflix, you can also consider the following products
WatchAsap - Watch movies and tv shows
Hulu - Hulu is a streaming video on demand service that provides users all their TV in one place.
Playary - Watch short films and music videos for free.
Popcorn Time - Popcorn Time is a movie streaming service based on torrents.
Butter Project - Watch movies and TV shows instantly.
Crunchyroll - Crunchyroll is a video streaming service with a focus on anime series, and their mobile app allows you to watch animation on the go.