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NETFLIX BECOMING A TV RERUN SERVICE

February 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Given the wariness of the major Hollywood studios to support its streaming service, Netflix will become a mostly TV rerun operation when Starz yanks its content on Wednesday, the New York Times observed today (Tuesday). Commented the newspaper: “It’s a transition that Netflix has made rather successfully in the last six to 12 months, in […]

NETFLIX MAKES IT EASIER FOR CUSTOMERS TO OPT FOR DVD PLAN

February 20, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Netflix chief Reed Hastings may repeatedly maintain that streaming is the wave of the future and do all that he can to convert his old DVD-by-mail subscribers to streaming subscribers, but it is the mail business that continues to support the company. On Friday, Netflix announced that new subscribers would be able to sign up […]

NETFLIX SHOOTS ITS OTHER FOOT

September 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Those square red envelopes that have long identified Netflix DVD deliveries will soon be replaced by ones bearing the logo “Qwikster,” Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said on Sunday as he posted a public apology about recent moves by the company that have driven away a million subscribers and driven down its stock. Hastings said that […]