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Is Netflix Slow Streaming Is Caused By ISPs?

Is Netflix Slow Streaming Is Caused By ISPs?

Last month, the internet exploded with backlash when a court shot down FCC’s Net Neutrality regulations. It seems that the lack of such regulations allows certain operators to throttle data flow, causing problems for Netflix users.

By On February 22, 2014 Respond
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Netflix Discounts Streaming Price By $1 For Selected New Members

Netflix Discounts Streaming Price By $1 For Selected New Members

The holiday season means that millions of tablets, smartphones and video-streaming gadgets have been sold. Trying to cash in on this spree, Netflix is offering a special $6.99 per month streaming price to some of its new subscribers.

By On December 31, 2013 Respond
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Netflix Will Retire A Number Of TV Shows And Movies On Jan. 1

Netflix Will Retire A Number Of TV Shows And Movies On Jan. 1

As we move towards the brink of a new year, tech companies are gearing up with new plans for 2014. Netflix, among them, has scheduled a mass purge of old TV shows and movies on Jan. 1, apparently in a bid to make space for new content.

By On December 31, 2013 Respond
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Netflix Tests 4K Video Streaming, Preps For Planned 2014 Launch

Netflix Tests 4K Video Streaming, Preps For Planned 2014 Launch

In the past few months, Netflix has repeatedly cited its ambitions of streaming 4K video content soon. To that end, the company has reportedly been testing out 4K video clips as part of the internal checks necessary to pave the way for 4K video streaming.

By On November 3, 2013 Respond
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Netflix Aims To Offer ‘Big’ Movies The Same Day They Go Up In Theaters

Netflix Aims To Offer ‘Big’ Movies The Same Day They Go Up In Theaters

Hollywood studios follow a set fashion when it comes to releasing their content. Movies usually go up in theaters around the country, then they are offered on DVD and after a significant time, they make it to ‘on demand’ TV services. Netflix aims to change this by offering movies the same day they are released in theaters.

By On October 29, 2013 Respond
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Netflix Purchases TV Shows By Analyzing Pirate Sites

Netflix Purchases TV Shows By Analyzing Pirate Sites

In the modern-day world where digital piracy is very widespread, one can determine the popularity of a TV show by discerning how popular it is on piracy sites. Apparently, Netflix decides which TV shows it should purchase by determining how popular they are with online pirates.

By On September 15, 2013 Respond
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Google Pulls Back Bonus Netflix Offer For Chromecast

Google Pulls Back Bonus Netflix Offer For Chromecast

Google launched its tiny video-streaming dongle, Chromecast, on July 25th. Together with the dongle, Google was offering a 90-day free Netflix access, as part of the promotions. However, the company has now cancelled that offer due to the ‘overwhelming demand’ of Chromecast.

By On July 27, 2013 Respond
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Netflix Continues To Be The Top Streaming Provider

Netflix Continues To Be The Top Streaming Provider

In recent years, a number of companies have started offering video streaming services. While some of these have attained considerable success, Netflix continues to be the most popular and widely-used streaming provider. This has been confirmed by the latest figures released by the NPD Group.

By On June 5, 2013 Respond
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Netflix Plans To Switch To HTML5 Streaming, Abandon Silverlight

Netflix Plans To Switch To HTML5 Streaming, Abandon Silverlight

Netflix has long been making use of Microsoft’s Silverlight to stream its content on Windows and Mac OS machines. However, over the years, browser plug-in support has diminished. That may be the reason why the streaming service is now planning to switch to HTML5-based streaming.

By On April 16, 2013 Respond
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Netflix CEO Snubbed By SEC For Posting Company Milestones On Facebook

Netflix CEO Snubbed By SEC For Posting Company Milestones On Facebook

Ever so often, some incident or the other reminds us how regulatory authorities are in a dire need to update themselves in light of the changing trends. A case in point: Netflix CEO recently posted his company’s milestones on Facebook. The Securities and Exchange Commission thinks that is inappropriate and has sent him a Wells Notice.

By On February 4, 2013 Respond
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Netflix Gives A Glimpse Of Family Profiles, HD And 3D Streaming

Netflix Gives A Glimpse Of Family Profiles, HD And 3D Streaming

Netflix users have long been demanding the company to provide a feature which enables individual family members to set up their own profiles. The company has apparently pay heed to the requests as it afforded a preview of the family profiles feature during CES 2013. It also gave a glimpse of the Super HD and 3D streaming soon coming to Netflix users.

By On January 10, 2013 Respond
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HBO Got Exclusive Deal On Universal Pictures’ Content For Another 10 Years

HBO Got Exclusive Deal On Universal Pictures’ Content For Another 10 Years

Universal Pictures extends Universal Pictures’ and Focus Features’ films on American premium cable television network Home Box Office (well known as HBO) TV. Recently HBO has inked a deal on Monday with the Universal Pictures. According to the deal, Universal Pictures’ content will only be seen only on HBO and not on Netflix, Starz and other OTT players for another 10 years.

By On January 8, 2013 Respond
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Netflix DVD Website Runs Into Issues, Intermittently Accessible To Users

Netflix DVD Website Runs Into Issues, Intermittently Accessible To Users

We recently reported that right on the eve of Christmas Day, Netflix ran into troubles and the website was not accessible to a sizable portion of users. Thankfully, the company resolved the issue fairly quickly. The DVD website of Netflix is having issues yet again, being accessible to users only intermittently.

By On January 1, 2013 Respond
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Netflix Doubles CEO’s Pay For 2013

Netflix Doubles CEO’s Pay For 2013

Apparently, Netflix’s CEO was taking home a ‘paltry’ sum of $2 million as annual salary. That was until now. The company has now decided to bump up his salary, making is $4 million for the year 2013.

By On December 31, 2012 Respond
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Netflix Suffers Widespread Outage Across America On Christmas Eve

Netflix Suffers Widespread Outage Across America On Christmas Eve

Netflix’s video streaming services are availed by a sizeable population in the U.S. Things turned rather unfestive for the company on the Christmas eve when it witnessed a widespread outage of the service across the country. The streaming eventually resumed normal functioning later.

By On December 26, 2012 Respond
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