- Netflix (NFLX) has made its Super HD streams, made available in January Open Connect CDN users, available to all subscribers. Like other HD Netflix streams, Super HD offers a max resolutions of 1080p, but it improves image quality by cutting down on compression. Netflix recommends Super HD viewers have at least 7Mbps of bandwidth.
- Netflix is also extending 3D film access to all subscribers, but its 3D library is limited for now. Long-term, the company wants to stream 4K video, which is expected to require 15Mbps connections.
- CFO David Wells says Netflix has had an "open offer" to pay-TV providers to strike set-top integration deals. Though deals have recently been made with Virgin Media and Sweden's Com Hem, many in the industry are still wary of drawing closer to a perceived rival.
- A source tells Variety Intel approached Netflix regarding a deal related to the former's Web-based TV service, which is having trouble getting off the ground. But another source states no serious talks have been held.
- Tero Kuittinen observes ratings for several TV shows that had season debuts on Wednesday and Thursday were dismal, and that they follow a weak autumn 2012 performance. He sees a shift to mobile and streaming content consumption being responsible, a shift he thinks strengthens Netflix and Hulu's hands.