Netflix Takes Serious Hit in Consumer Satisfaction Rankings

Customer satisfaction tracking company, ForeSee, has issued its semiannual report on the top 40 Internet companies. The company with the highest customer satisfaction was Amazon. The company that usually competes with Amazon for that top spot is Netflix, which has slipped down to the middle of the pack after a rocky year of price hikes, abortive attempts to split the […]

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LOVEFiLM Signs Sony to Exclusive Content Agreement

Do you remember that scene in Matrix Revolutions where Neo and Agent Smith have their final showdown in the rain and they end up flying at each other, colliding with such force that it generates a shockwave that displaces the rain for miles around? This is the image that has begun to come to mind every time I think about Netflix […]

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Netflix Signs BBC for UK and Ireland Launch

Netflix in the UK

It has been a while since Netflix announced that they were going to be launching in the UK and Ireland in early 2012, an announcement that Netflix followed up with a spate of exclusive deals with a variety of studios in hopes of getting a leg up against the entrenched LOVEFiLM service. Today, Netflix announced that they have made a […]

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Comparison of Paid Video Streaming Services Updated

Streaming Video Services Comparison

Which video service is right for you? Are you looking for a pure streaming play and trying to decide between Netflix and Hulu Plus? Perhaps you prefer to rent or buy your videos and are trying to decide between iTunes or VUDU. Maybe Amazon Prime Instant Video, with its bit of everything approach is the best of all worlds. Fortunately, […]

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Revamped Netflix for iOS Brings Updated UI

Netflix 2.0 for iOS

A month or so ago, as Barnes & Noble and Amazon were getting ready to launch their new tablets, Netflix managed to work its way into the spotlight with a new UI for for its Android apps. It was definitely a nice improvement with a much cleaner UI and larger artwork that made using the app easier on tired old […]

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Miramax Makes Three for Netflix’s UK and Ireland Launch

First came MGM, then Lionsgate UK, and now we have Miramax hopping on the Netflix train. Netflix has been lining up studios for Netflix’s launch in the UK and Ireland, and Miramax is the most recent studio to sign on. Unlike MGM and Lionsgate, Miramax is not giving Netflix exclusive streaming rights to their new releases, but given Miramax’s relationship […]

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Netflix Locks In Lionsgate UK Ahead of UK Launch

About a week ago we commented on Netflix gaining exclusive streaming rights to MGM’s first-run movies in anticipation of Netflix’s launch in the UK and Ireland. Netflix is looking for every advantage it can find against the deeply entrenched LOVEFiLM streaming service. At the time we suggested that we would likely hear about more such agreements. Turns out we didn’t […]

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Netflix Gains Exclusive MGM Rights for UK and Ireland

The Hobbit

Netflix will be launching in the UK and Ireland in early 2012 and they are going to be facing some serious competition from the Amazon-owned LOVEFiLM streaming service which is already firmly entrenched in the region. Unsurprisingly, Netflix is looking to line up some content that will help differentiate their service and give them a competitive edge. Today Netflix announced […]

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ABC Signs Deals with Amazon and Netflix


I think we can officially say that ABC has embraced the future of streaming media over the Internet. First they buy up a stake in Hulu, then they sign a deal with Netflix. Now Netflix and Amazon both get a bit of ABC’s streaming love. ABC has extended their deal with Netflix, adding more shows along the way. At the […]

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