Wednesday, December 5, 2012

NETFLIX SCORES BIG COUP



It just seems like yesterday that some were writing the obituary for Netflix. The sky was falling.

Netflix has become a staple in my home over the last couple of years. Sure the American version has more choices but the Canadian copyright issues are being worked through.

 It provides a cheap alternative to cable or building a DVD collection. I can watch the programs on my TV, on my computer, Ipad, Xbox or Wii. I can watch these programs at home or on the go.

Yesterday, Netflix scooped the big Hollywood studios and pay TV by scoring a hugedeal with Disney. The entertainment provider signed onto a $300 million a year arrangement that gives it rights to show new releases from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm starting in 2016

The deal marks the first time a major studio has chosen an online streaming service over

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