Tag Archive: Netflix

How Netflix and Hulu subscribers watch videos

Jul. 27, ‘11: New survey results from Nielsen, via All Things D’s Peter Kafka. A few reactions: The fact that more than 10% of Netflix subscribers report watching on every major game console and even on connected Blu-ray players is great evidence of how … Continue reading →

Netflix already proves that raising DVD prices was the right move

Jul. 26, ‘11: Wall Street is punishing Netflix today for its earnings report yesterday, in which Netflix admitted that its insane growth rate would slow down a little after it changed its subscription plans and effectively raised prices on DVD rentals. But anyone … Continue reading →

Netflix: DVD shipments have likely peaked

Jul. 25, ‘11: Netflix just posted its Q2 earnings materials. Peter Kafka is breaking the numbers down at All Things D. Of note: Netflix says in its bulletin to investors (PDF) that its DVD shipments have likely peaked. And so far, since announcing … Continue reading →

The Netflix price hike is designed to kill the DVD the same way Apple’s iMac killed the floppy

Jul. 18, ‘11: Good interview: CNET’s Greg Sandoval talks to Big Champagne CEO Eric Garland about the motivation behind Netflix’s subscription pricing changes. As you know there are a lot of us still watching DVDs and specifically those first-run titles on our relatively big-screen … Continue reading →

Think Netflix costs a lot now? Wait until you’re paying for it by the gigabyte

Jul. 13, ‘11: People continue to whine about Netflix’s price changes. But here’s the thing: That $6 price hike for unlimited streaming and DVD rentals is just the beginning. Wait until your ISP switches your broadband subscription over to usage-based pricing. Then you’ll … Continue reading →

Netflix splits streaming and DVD subscriptions

Jul. 12, ‘11: If you only want to stream, it’s still $8 per month. If you only want to rent DVDs, it’s now a separate service, starting at $8 per month. And if you want both, it’s now at least $16 per month. … Continue reading →