From fairly early on, Netflix had two distinct services to offer, one of which provided consumers with the ability to watch television programs and movies on-demand on their computers, television sets and other devices. The second service was a unique approach, that mailed DVDs out to consumers, and the consumers then sent them back afterwards. This rental-by-mail approach has been highly popular, especially for consumers who do not have access to the internet, or have poor connections.
Netflix has begun a new expansion into Northern Europe, and this has resulted in significant movement of Netflix stock. The expansion itself is a significant risk for the company, as it may take two years or more for the company to see a profit. In the meantime, the expansion is leading to the company reporting its largest ever level of loss for the fourth quarter of 2012. Read more
In October of 2012, the well-known steaming television service Netflix expanded its borders even more, beginning its Nordic service, after what it considers to be heavy investment in the region.
Netflix will face significant competition in the region, because there are several other streaming services that will make Netflix’s attempt more difficult. Read more
About a week ago I wrote an article about how slow streaming was on Netflix if you get bad internet on your travels. Well, this is going to tell you just the opposite.
Actually, I was able to get super fast streaming from Netflix, even in a Hostel, which was really surprising. Read more
Though I write a lot about how great it is to watch Netflix on the road, to tell you the truth, it’s been a while since I’ve accessed the site while outside the USA. I went on a vacation to the Philippines recently, and was unpleasantly surprised that sometimes, it’s not all it’s cracked up to be. Read more
The Netflix founder and CEO, Reed Hastings has helped to boost the value of his company’s stock by delivering a very bullish message via Facebook.
In the message he speaks about the companies impressive 1 Billion viewers for June and that when Arrested Development and House of Cards debut on his service the figures will be “blown away”.
Now that really is quite some boast; however if anyone should know it is the man himself, surely? Read more
It would appear that Netflix are doing something of a turn-around and are starting to push their DVD rental service once more, despite making noises in the past to suggest that this is very much a declining market place.
The company have not been shy in the past to detail their belief that the disc format will become obsolete at some point in the future; however the recent move may well be as a result of some competition that Netflix will face in the upcoming weeks and months. Read more
The streaming media giant Netflix hasn’t had it all their own way since bursting onto the Latin America scene last year, none more so in Brazil.
Feedback from customers has been indifferent to say the least with many citing a relatively poor catalogue as one of the reasons as to why they haven’t become big fans of the Netflix service as yet. Read more
Streaming media giant Netflix announced that their customers watched over 1 Billion Hours of content last month.
This increase was partly due to the ever increasing speeds of broadband internet services, making it easier for people to watch online content. In addition to these faster broadband services, more and more people now have the use of devices that mean they can watch the Netflix subscription service.
It would appear that streaming movie giant Netflix are looking into ways of developing their website that will lead to a split between how they show their movies versus their growing catalogue of TV shows.
It is thought that the split would make it somewhat easier for customers to find the exact media that they were searching for, although at this stage Netflix haven’t confirmed exactly when or even if the changes would occur. Read more