More proof that pay TV should take Netflix, instant streaming seriously

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More proof that pay TV should take Netflix, instant streaming seriously.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/08/NxDmYG.jpg[/newsimage]Researchers have fallen in love with Netflix, though not for its content selection. Instead they've kept busy poking and prodding U.S. consumers to discern the instant streaming company's impact on their monthly home entertainment bills. That is, if Netflix subscriptions have actually lead to spending cuts on traditional pay television services. One firm concluded they have, and that the trend could continue.


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Here in the Frozen North it’s a non issue. We have so few ISPs and the vast majority are “Cable” companies that they get you either coming or going.
You can pay up front for stupidly expensive VOD or you can pay on the back side
for data overages.