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If Netflix owns the rights, they can lease those rights back to the same media companies they are bidding against. So they're not going to have to get back the full amount from their subscribers.

EDIT: And just as an example, HBO has generated over $100 million in DVD sales from the first 2 seasons of True Blood.
Edited by skydog71 - 3/16/11 at 4:17pm
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The real problem lays with ISPs throttling access to Netflix & YouTube, which is particularly sickening if you ask me! Meh!
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post #23 of 47
Smart move on netflix's part IMO. They need to hold some cards to survive well.
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I love Netflix. I may cancel my cable at this rate
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I just hope Netflix should improve it's app on Media center. Still buggy sometimes.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post
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...
some people, like myself don't have the basic $8 package either, we pay for and use the $45 one...
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post #27 of 47
I have netflix!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fg2chase View Post
some people, like myself don't have the basic $8 package either, we pay for and use the $45 one...
Sure, a more expensive plan, with more features that netflix will have to use resources (and hence more revenue) to support.
    
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I doubt they spent more than 5 Million on their Server & Staff this year, surely...

It's the CEO who walks away with the most, remember that...
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Question, does Netflix have a huge selection of movies?
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