Tag Archive: Netflix
Sep. 26, ‘11: Netflix’s biggest real problem right now is that its streaming library isn’t as good as it needs to be, especially if it’s expecting to wean its customers off DVDs. The latest upgrade: Starting in 2013, Netflix will have access to … Continue reading →
Sep. 24, ‘11: One big reason: Because it’s only for Dish Network subscribers. And based on this chart, that’s not something Netflix should be worrying about — most people aren’t Dish subscribers, and Netflix is growing much faster. (Also, who has any warm … Continue reading →
Sep. 21, ‘11: Netflix, you’ve likely heard, is splitting off its DVD subscription service, which has a good selection of newer releases, from its streaming subscription service, which doesn’t. One option for Netflix to add more newer releases to its streaming library — and … Continue reading →
Sep. 21, ‘11: A 2-year, non-exclusive deal. Not a huge addition, but worth noting, particularly as Netflix looks to expand its streaming TV show library. Related: 10 things to remember about Netflix while scratching your head about Qwikster
Sep. 20, ‘11: Netflix communicated change poorly, again. And it made customers feel like they weren't Netflix's priority, which is unusual.
Sep. 19, ‘11: Most important: Netflix DVD shipments "have likely peaked" and the company's DVD subscriber base is declining.
Sep. 19, ‘11: Netflix's latest move to get its customers to forget DVDs is to rename its DVD service: Starting in a few weeks, it will be called Qwikster, and will also include a videogame rental option.
Sep. 15, ‘11: Netflix investors are selling off this morning — the stock is down 15% — after the company issued new subscriber guidance for Q3 (PDF), reflecting the reaction to its price increases, announced in July and effective for existing subscribers on Sept. … Continue reading →
Netflix: More subscribers than any cable company, growing the fastest, but still not Starz’ best friend
Sep. 2, ‘11: One of the reasons that Netflix and Starz couldn’t reach an agreement over extending their relationship is because Starz reportedly wanted Netflix to charge its subscribers more to access Starz content — via a premium tier — the way Starz’ … Continue reading →