Posts Tagged ‘netflix‘

What TV Looks Like in 2025

emergentfutures: What Television Will Look Like in 2025, According to Netflix People have traditionally discovered new shows by tuning into the channels that were most aligned with their interests. Love news? Then CNN might be the channel for you. If it’s children’s programming you want,

Sensing moneyed competition from Amazon and Google, Netflix is taking a chance on premium original content to secure its customer base, ensure its survival and become the next HBO. With ‘House Of Cards,’ Netflix Begins The Future Of TV – The Huffington Post (via futuristgerd)

Reed Hastings on Arrested Development, House of Cards…

Link: Reed Hastings on Arrested Development, House of Cards… Netflix now has about 30 million streaming subscribers worldwide, more than 25 million in the United States, in addition to about 8 million people—admittedly dwindling daily—who still pay to get DVDs in the mail. At $7.99

With ‘House Of Cards,’ Netflix Begins The Future Of TV (huffpo)

Link: With ‘House Of Cards,’ Netflix Begins The Future Of TV (huffpo) After crunching the numbers, the Atlantic Wire’s Rebecca Greenfield notes that Netflix will need an additional 520,000 subscribers to cover the $100 millon cost of the project — not a significant increase, percentage-wise,

Cutting the cord and saving a bundle – John Dvorak comments

Link: Cutting the cord and saving a bundle – John Dvorak comments People often forgot why they went to cable TV in the first place. Initially the cable system was called a “community antenna” designed to give people great reception. The newer all-digital reception is

The Future of Film – Futurist & Speaker Gerd Leonhard at the Neuchatel International Film Festival (by Gerd Leonhard)

According to the DVD and online video rental king Netflix’s last quarterly report, Netflix now has more subscribers than Comcast, the largest cable U.S. TV operator. 7% of all U.S. citizens now subscribe to Netflix. That’s great for Netflix but what about the Internet, on