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Tatiana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-19-11 11:33 AM
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93. How dumb is Reed Hastings? He really misread how people view video.
I used to have the streaming plus 2 DVDs out at time option. I cancelled when they announced the new pricing structure.

I get that Netflix wanted to get out of the mailing DVDs business. But their customers were still satisfied with the DVD mail service. Until the streaming options matched the mailed DVD catalog, they should not have split the services into separate companies. Certain videos that I wanted to view via streaming were not available... that's when I used the DVD queue.

Not to mention, internet service providers are starting to go to tiered packages for those using a lot of bandwidth to view video content. Having a comparable video library (compared to the mailed DVDs) and the availability of reasonably-priced high-speed internet service should have been prerequisites before Netflix switched models.

Hastings must be trying to run Netflix into the ground to sell later. I can't believe he is this stupid.
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