Tag Archive: Netflix

Oct 19

Netflix’s fall from grace: Can it recover?

Tweet In early July, buying Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) looked like a can’t-lose proposition: The online video provider was dominating the streaming market. In April, at the end of Q1, Netflix counted 23.6 million subscribers and was forecasting that number would reach 25 million by the end of the second quarter. Yet as it turned out, …

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Sep 20

Time Warner Cable’s Stern: We Have to Move Away from Monolithic TV Packages

Tweet Cable TV for 70 bucks a month is just too much for a lot of consumers, according to Peter Stern, EVP and chief strategy officer at Time Warner Cable. Stern, speaking on a panel Wednesday at a luncheon hosted by Women in Cable Telecommunications’ New York chapter, said programming costs continue to rise faster …

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Aug 22

Amazon throws down online video gauntlet to OTT rivals

Tweet As it aims to compete better with the likes of Hulu and Netflix, Amazon has announced that its Instant Video service now offers more than 100,000 movies and TV shows. Unlike its over the top (OTT) video rivals which offer an all you can eat business model,  Amazon Instant Video offers new release movies …

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Aug 11

Disney Mulls Cable vs. Netflix, TV Everywhere

Tweet Disney is revisiting its assessment of streaming video-on-demand (VOD) providers like Netflix when it comes to content distribution. Netflix is a great outlet for older back-catalog and library content, but CEO Bob Iger said pay-TV operators like cable, satellite and IPTV should be the go-to guys for current and premium programming, in the face …

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Jun 06

Netflix CEO: We’re Not Causing Cord-Cutting

Tweet One of Netflix’s earliest strategic advantages was its $30 million deal with Starz, the Liberty Media-owned cable network, to license its content for use on the Web, which it struck in 2008, essentially the pre-historic age of Internet video. Now the deal is up for renewal in the first quarter of 2012, and the …

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