Will cable be replaced by streaming services (Netflix, Hulu, etc.) in the next 10 years?

It already had in my home (Well, bachelors' pad to be more precise). A Hulu+Netflix connection is slightly more pricey than a standard cable connection but its worth the premium. We do have a premium cable connection at our place but's rarely used. We

What is the advantage and disadvantage of Netflix vs. cable?

Netflix is really complementary to cable.Cable offers you local news, int'l news and live sports.Cable offers you day of release series from all the major networks and all the cable networks (virtually all available on demand "free" also). Cable

Will Netflix replace TV in India?

No it won't!Not any time soon.Netflix started streaming services in 2007 in US, its been 8 years and  more than 85% homes still have a cable connection (according to this survey).India's Internet infrastructure is no where close to that of US, so penetration of streaming services will take time.So nope it won't.

Why is Netflix considered a monopoly?

It's not yet a monopoly, neither it is going to be one (with amazon,Hulu, sees in the competition too) but it still is one of the best streaming services out there.Netflix is killing their competition.

What one obstacle is most preventing Netflix from becoming as popular as cell phones?

Content licensing.Not only is it prohibitively expensive, but studios tend to make exclusive deals, so the spoils go to the highest bidder. That may be Netflix, but it could just as well be Amazon, Apple, or other players. Hulu is one player that's making deals to outbid Netflix.Netflix also have issues with "stacking",

What one obstacle is most preventing Netflix from becoming as popular as cell phones?

Content licensing.Not only is it prohibitively expensive, but studios tend to make exclusive deals, so the spoils go to the highest bidder. That may be Netflix, but it could just as well be Amazon, Apple, or other players. Hulu is one player that's making deals to outbid Netflix.Netflix also have issues with "stacking",

Why doesn't Apple buy Tesla, Uber, Netflix and Airbnb?

Apple won't buy these companies because they are not based in the fields or industries that these companies are based on. Instead of wasting that money on these companies, Apple's future will be much better if they focus on research and development,

What one obstacle is most preventing Netflix from becoming as popular as cell phones?

Content licensing.Not only is it prohibitively expensive, but studios tend to make exclusive deals, so the spoils go to the highest bidder. That may be Netflix, but it could just as well be Amazon, Apple, or other players. Hulu is one player that's making deals to outbid Netflix.Netflix also have issues with "stacking",

Why doesn't Apple buy Tesla, Uber, Netflix and Airbnb?

Apple won't buy these companies because they are not based in the fields or industries that these companies are based on. Instead of wasting that money on these companies, Apple's future will be much better if they focus on research and development,

What are some good movies on Netflix for Halloween?

I was just looking for the more nostalgia type Halloween movies to watch with my wife on Netflix (The Sixth Sense, Halloweentown, etc.) and came across this list. Hope this is what you are looking for:The RitualGerald's GameThe BabysitterRavenousCargoDeath Note1922ApostleAnnihilationThe WitchFootnotes22 Best Horror Movies on Netflix Right Now – 2018 Halloween Special

Why does Netflix have so few good movies?

Blame it on the studios. Hollywood studios are usually very backward when it comes to technology and very careful to avoid any disruption. The oligopoly of studios and cable firms are comfortable with status quo and would prevent Netflix from

What are some must watch Netflix original series?

1- House of CardsA drama about a ruthless congressman and his equally ambitious wife who navigate the corridors of power in Washington, D.C.

What are some good teen movies on Netflix?

My 13 year old daughter recently insisted that we watch a movie called The DUFF (2015). We were initially reticent to entertain what seemed to be the usual teen drivel that she and her generation seem to love. Most of

What are some good movies on Netflix for Halloween?

I was just looking for the more nostalgia type Halloween movies to watch with my wife on Netflix (The Sixth Sense, Halloweentown, etc.) and came across this list. Hope this is what you are looking for:The RitualGerald's GameThe BabysitterRavenousCargoDeath Note1922ApostleAnnihilationThe WitchFootnotes22 Best Horror Movies on Netflix Right Now – 2018 Halloween Special

Could the government actually stage an alien invasion?

Simple answer: No.Ask yourself, what would you need to stage an alien invasion?Personnel. You can't stage an alien invasion without a lot of bodies. Where are you going to find enough people to pose as an invasion force that is willing to take on the rest of Earth?Ships - the trick is how do you get

What are some good teen movies on Netflix?

My 13 year old daughter recently insisted that we watch a movie called The DUFF (2015). We were initially reticent to entertain what seemed to be the usual teen drivel that she and her generation seem to love. Most of

What show should I watch on Netflix?

Many people have presented below a number of shows they like you to see, but honestly what kind of shows do you want to see1: Something that makes you slide down to the very corner of your chair and jump at anticipation suspense, and relief? Sherlock. It has a

What are the best movies and TV shows to watch on Netflix (India)?

Here goes my list.I am a Netflix novice,so don't judge me for my relatively narrow spectrum of shows.I have yet to grow in terms of subscription TV.Stranger Things - I am a huge fan of this sci-fi.You search for a 100 flaws in

What are the best horror movies on Netflix?

Here are my Top 3 Picks!SourceGerald's Game

What are some of the best movies and TV shows on Netflix?

Disclaimer - I will here write about Netflix Original Contents only.There are many good tv shows and movies on Netflix but I will mention only 3 tv shows and movies which are the best Netflix have produced.TV SHOWSStranger Things

How much does a Netflix employee make?

Here, try this - George P. Adams's answer to How much does Netflix pay?

What are the best movies on Netflix Instant?

The 46 Best Movies on Netflix Instant:I watch hundreds of movies...so you don't have to.  As a general rule the numbers aren't ranking, but placeholders.  Enjoy!Romantic Comedy:1. Meet the Parents2. Father of the Bride3. My

Why does Netflix have so few good movies?

Blame it on the studios. Hollywood studios are usually very backward when it comes to technology and very careful to avoid any disruption. The oligopoly of studios and cable firms are comfortable with status quo and would prevent Netflix from

What are some good underappreciated movies on Netflix instant?

Some you might never have heard of or seen, and which don't get the attention or appreciation they deserve, but which I highly recommend...[EDIT:  Since streaming content on Netflix changes, some of these aren't available anymore. Rather than try to edit it and keep adding and removing content to keep the answer up

How to find 5 star movies on netflix

Netflix ratings are not objective like IMDB or Rotten Tomatoes but an internally developed algorithm predicts how you would like the movie based on your past ratings. But they work reasonbly well. I prefer IMDb and/or RT because they are an aggregate

What are some must watch Netflix original series?

1- House of CardsA drama about a ruthless congressman and his equally ambitious wife who navigate the corridors of power in Washington, D.C.

Is How to Train Your Dragon 2 on Netflix?

There is a wonderful site for questions like this: GoogleAll you have to do is type this question into the search bar in the middle and press enter. A whole host of answers will appear on your screen within less than a second, and you don't have to wait for someone to

Why isn't Netflix more customizable?

Depends really what you ‘want' to customise, but the whole heart of the Netflix is the content that you get with your membership rather than customisation. You can ‘customise' and ‘tailor' your Netflix experience in the following ways however:Pick your own avatar for use on your profile (handy if you have multiple)Rate using thumbs up / thumbs down

Why are Netflix Marvel shows panned, but non-Netflix ones are praised?

Daredevil, Punisher and Luke Cage was pretty much universally praised as was the first season of Jessica Jones (season two was pretty dull without alot happening) Iron Fist was panned because the guy they casted was not only not ASian but could not act, had no charisma and seemingly had no martial arts skill - and they

How successful will Netflix be in India?

YAY!!!!So finally Indians can proudly "Netflix and Chill". In the midst of the social-media frenzy that #NetflixEverywhere has thrown the country into, it seems it will be a runaway success. The pricing looks decent (not cheap though) peaking out at Rs.800/ month but that is only

Why does Netflix remove instant streaming option for movies which earlier had instant streaming?

Gary's answer is correct, but doesn't fully explain why some movies disappear from Netflix Instant Streaming. There has been a game of cat and mouse played between Netflix and the studios over streaming with regard to how many people Netflix would have watching the streams (initially not many)

When is Netflix coming to India?

Netflix is now in India - https://www.netflix.com/in/It has main stream Indian content plus lot of typical Netflix English originals which Indian youth crave for. It is a nice option for all of them instead of watching pirated versions in low qualities.If you are a curious geek who will like to know in depth about how netflix

Is Netflix's chief content officer right that 'television is displacing movies in terms of the culture'?

Well, sure, he's sort of right, but he's late.  TV "displaced" movies in terms of the culture, like, what - 50 years ago? 60 years ago?  I'd say it's replacing DVD's; why buy films or TV seasons if you can pluck them out of the air whenever you want them? It's the internet that's"displacing" tv and movies

What should Netflix add or remove to make their service even better?

1. Silverlight HD problemFor ATOM based HTPC, silverLight (current version, 12/2010) sucks. It does not use HW GPU as well as the latest Flash. Making HD streaming on Netflix poor UX.Solution: The best solution is to

What movies did Netflix buy at Sundance?

In 2018, none. My guess as to why would be to focus on original content. However, Netflix came to the festival with two films:

Why is Netflix better than YouTube?

It depends what you're looking for.If I want to watch movies or television shows, between their DVD and streaming plans, I can pretty much see whatever I like. There is a fee, of course, that I pay for this privilege.I don't pay YouTube anything, but am forced to sit through advertisements which I would rather not

Does Netflix have any competition for renting streaming movies?

Netflix has a whole slew of competitors both in the US and abroad and they will likely continue to face increasing competition to their streaming aggregation service. Content owners and distributors will become more aggressive in licensing their content to online VOD platforms provided the economics make

What are the best movies available for instant streaming on Netflix in May 2014?

Here's a short list:13 Going on 30AvengersBreakfast ClubBridget Jones (Edge of Reason)Clueless Forrest GumpGattacaHappy GilmoreHunger GamesJim Gaffigan (Mr. Universe)Jobs (Kutcher)Mission Impossible: Ghost ProtocholOur Idiot BrotherSkyfall (James Bond)Somethings Gotta GiveSpanglishStar Trek: Into the DarknessWhat to Expect When You are ExpectingHere are a couple more:AdventurelandAmelieArrested DevelopmentClueThe Company MenDrinking Buddies (?)Extract (?)Ferris Bueller's Day

How much is a Netflix year-long subscription?

EDIT: I didn't realize this post would get as popular as it is, so I'll update it!All these prices are in U.S. Dollars, so please check Netflix for the prices in your country.Netflix offers two types of services: Disc borrowing and streaming.For streaming, Netflix has three

When Netflix licenses a bundle of movies, how does that licensing fee get distributed by the licensor to each movie?

It is difficult to answer this question, as there are no generally accepted accounting principals which force movies studios to account for licensing income in any specific way.  Each studio very likely has their own policies on how to account for

How popular is Netflix in Indonesia?

Not really popular when you think about Netflix in Indonesia - but some people really love it.The thing that makes Netflix unpopular in Indonesia is because of Telkom Indonesia, Indonesia's largest ISP owned by the government and is currently monopolizing the landline market

What's a good movie on Netflix that most people don't know about?

I don't know if you are big on animated movies or what but I am sure that you are gonna like this one!!!This movie is available on Netflix to watch and it's insane that most people still don't know about this one !!Directed by Nora Twomey, the film had its world premiere at the

Why can't Netflix buy a movie or show license to stream forever?

It can. Happens all the time. Take Cloverfield Paradox. Paramount made it for theatrical release, decided it would be a flop in the theaters, sold it to Netflix for $40-$50 million.But if you have a property that's desirable, say the Lord of the Rings films, why would you ever want to sign that away forever, instead of expect

Can I get a Netflix subscription for free?

You need 1 Google Play account that has a credit/debit/virtual card attached to it.Each time you create a new Netflix trial choose your card on your Google Play account as the payment option.As you're choosing your card (which he calls "Google Play Billing") as your payment option, the Netflix app will not detect that you are using the