Spitballing on Netflix's hardware strategy


Netflix (NFLX +2.3%) should create its own set-top box instead of making deals with cable/satellite providers for the hardware link, suggests PC Magazine writer Seamus Condron.

The move would open the door for a premium Netflix service that could price above what the basic service charges through the traditional outlets the company currently utilizes.

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  • Sakelaris
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    Up to this point Netflix has stood against multiple tiers of streaming service. I have enjoyed it that way. And what I have been unable to stream through Netflix, I have been able to usually get via Netflix DVDs.

     

    As long as the various device makers are will to keep putting Netflix buttons on their products, I see no reason to change.
    29 Oct 2013, 07:09 PM Reply Like
  • Lightningrocks
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    I would not pay extra for a "premium" box. As a matter of fact. I would not have netflix if it required a box of it's own. Thinking about it, this has to be the dumbest idea I have ever read. This would be completely contrary to the whole netflix business model.
    29 Oct 2013, 09:21 PM Reply Like
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