Tag Archive: Netflix
Jan. 30, ‘12: In this case, it’s worth it for Netflix to play along with ridiculous rules like “no new Warner Bros. releases in your queue for 28 days.” As I explain at ReadWriteWeb: …Because Netflix actually has the same goal that the studios do: … Continue reading →
Jan. 20, ‘12: Remember Qwikster?
Nov. 4, ‘11: Starting now, I’ll be collecting and maintaining a master list of subscription-based media services, and tracking their growing and shrinking popularity. Here’s the first edition, which I’ve assembled from earnings releases, SEC filings, press reports, blog posts, and a few … Continue reading →
Nov. 3, ‘11: Since AOL’s dialup business peaked in 2002, Netflix has gained subscribers at a fairly similar rate as AOL has lost dialup customers. It’s not a perfect correlation, and there’s no way to prove a relationship between the two, but it makes … Continue reading →
Oct. 25, ‘11: Netflix’s subscriber loss last quarter was so rare that it had only happened once before during its span as a public company. Netflix IPO’d in May 2002, steadily gaining subscribers every quarter until Q2 2007, when it lost 55,000, finishing … Continue reading →