November 23, 2010

NOTHING COSTS MORE THAN IT USED TO:

Netflix launches streaming-only movie service, raises prices for DVD plans (Ben Fritz, November 22, 2010, LA Times)

Making a big bet on a digital future, Netflix on Monday debuted its long-anticipated Internet streaming-only service while also raising rates for its plans that include DVDs. [...]

[D]emand for Netflix streaming has quickly grown to the point at which it now delivers more movies online than it ships through the mail. The new $7.99 plan appears designed to attract a younger and more frugal audience that watches much of its content via digital media.


We'd never even taken the disc we have out of the envelope and it goes back today, for good.

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Posted by Orrin Judd at November 23, 2010 6:31 AM
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