Online Video market is seeing a lot of action nowadays. Good for customers. It will be interesting to see the reaction of competitors such as Amazon’s Unbox, Walmart and especially, Blockbuster.
Michael Arrington of TechCrunch covers this new offering of Netflix
“Netflix, I Was Just Kidding About Breaking Up With You — Last month I wrote a post called “Why I Am Breaking Up With Netflix” that outlined the reasons I was switching to BlockBuster’s Total Access after years as a loyal Netflix customer. BlockBuster’s new offering, which basically turns every mailed movie”
Let’s see what Netflix itself has to say about its service
“NETFLIX OFFERS SUBSCRIBERS THE OPTION OF INSTANTLY WATCHING MOVIES ON THEIR PCs — New Feature Will be Included in Subscribers’ Monthly Membership — at no Extra Charge and Will Have a Phased Roll-Out Over Next Six Months — Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX), the world’s largest online movie rental service”
New York Times also covers the story
“Netflix to Deliver Movies to the PC — Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, lists more than five dozen personalities whose obituaries were published prematurely. Someone may want to add Netflix to that list. — The impending death of the company, with its online system for renting DVDs delivered by mail”