Hello Everyone What I.S strategy you think blockbuster could implement to put up some resistance against Netflix? What would you like them to do? Brainstrom Thanks

Member Avatar
Member Avatar
+0 forum 1

I've said before that I'm not a big fan of Netflix. Anything that makes me keep tabs on envelopes, stamps, and post offices is so 20th century. Plus, I already have video on demand via Direct TV and don't see the need. But guess what? That puts me in the minority among home movie buffs. Netflix CEO Barry McCarthy said last week that the company's sales numbers were "remarkably strong", even in the midst of a recession. And, according to Piper Jaffrey digital media analyst Michael Olsen, Netfliex is gaining ground fast on chief rival Blockbuster. Back to McCarthy for …

Member Avatar
Member Avatar
+0 forum 3

Today's edition of TechWeb poses an interesting question. With digital movie rentals coming on strong, is Netflix in a good position to grab a big slice of market share? The mail-a-movie giant hasn't impressed Wall Street with its efforts so far, although it does have a box-top digital set that feeds films electronically to televisions sets ready to roll. Online movie rentals could be a $1 billion business this year, and shows signs of growing larger going forward. The premise is too juicy not to work - order a movie from a huge catalog of film faves for a few …

Member Avatar
Member Avatar
+0 forum 2

Netflix -- those wonderful people who provide a website for you to choose movies from, and then will mail you a DVD that you can view at your leisure and return back to them via the US Mail -- was working on a plan with TiVo to download / stream the movie content to your set over the internet. According to internet sources, the Netflix deal with TiVo is dead. Well, officially it is "indefinately postponed". To me, that means dead. And what a shame! Why is it that Copyright holders think they are protected by the plastic disks that …

Member Avatar
+0 forum 0

The End.