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Originally Posted by Squirrel View Post
That's still only $160 million in revenue per month if we just go by the $7.99 per month. It seems kinda...not enough
inaccurate
I'd bet it's at least double that
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It makes total sense. The cable companies are trying to strangle them at the network side, the traditional broadcasters are trying to strangle them at the content side, for any service like Netflix to succeed they'll need to compete as network.
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Netflix needs to start fighting the Telcos with us for better internet and no caps.
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Wow, $100million just for the rights to one show? Wonder how many subscribers Netflix has--surely it would take years and years of subscriptions to net that amount back. And just for a single show?

Maybe this is more for a show of strength than anything--that they can't be bullied as was thought.
Years? You must be insane. $8 a month is the minimum, you pay more for Blu ray and other features. More like a couple weeks and they'll make that back.
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Years? You must be insane. $8 a month is the minimum, you pay more for Blu ray and other features. More like a couple weeks and they'll make that back.
Net--you can't assume that their current business doesn't incur operating costs at the same time. Throwing $100million into things isn't simple to recover--at least not in a matter of weeks, or even months. They might take in 20million subscribers x $8 per month, but they have tons of operating costs--it's not all profit...
    
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inaccurate
I'd bet it's at least double that
8*20,000,000=160,000,000

Where exactly was I inaccurate?
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I think he was just saying that not everybody uses the $7.99 a month option.. For example, people like my mom..who has like a $27 a month bill from Netflix.
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I think he was just saying that not everybody uses the $7.99 a month option.. For example, people like my mom..who has like a $27 a month bill from Netflix.
Yes but I mentioned that. So I still don't see where exactly I was inaccurate.
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inaccurate
I'd bet it's at least double that
Then there is advertising $...
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Revenue (Million $)
1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Year
2010 493.7 519.8 553.2 595.9 2,163
2009 394.1 408.5 423.1 444.5 1,670
2008 326.2 337.6 341.3 359.6 1,365
2007 305.3 196.7 226.0 302.4 1,205
2006 224.2 239.4 256.0 277.2 996.7
2005 152.5 164.0 172.7 193.0 682.2

However you break it down that's what they made.

edit- Subscriber numbers aren't released constantly only yearly, last report was 20m, it's estimated it's about 23 million now.
Edited by dave12 - 3/16/11 at 3:54pm
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