Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 1:04 pm.

Why Dish Network’s new Blockbuster streaming package is no threat to Netflix

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 feelings about the Blockbuster brand?) More from Dan Rayburn, who calls it a “complete disappointment.”

Netflix cable subscribers

Related: 10 things to remember about Netflix while scratching your head about Qwikster