Netflix reaches 700,000 Blu-ray subscribers

Netflix reaches 700,000 Blu-ray subscribers

Netflix LogoNetflix subscribers must opt-in to receive movies or television programs on Blu-ray Disc. This adds $1 per month to your bill. But this hasn’t stopped 700,000 subscribers from choosing to receive Blu-ray through Netflix.

Besides adding three-quarters of a million dollars to the company’s bottom line, CEO Reed Hastings sees this as a good sign for the future of their disc-based business. While they are expending a lot of effort to make Netflix Watch Now streaming ubiquitous in consumer electronics devices, Hastings also sees the adoption of Blu-ray becoming widespread as player prices drop.

About Steven Kippel

Steven Kippel has worked as a systems designer for a leading high-end audio/video custom integrator in Southern California since 2003. He is responsible for researching new technologies and integrating them into existing systems and new construction projects. He has designed several high-profile systems for discriminating clients on the cutting-edge of technology. When he is not hard at work, Steven is spending time with his wife, playing with his band or promoting concerts and bands in the Inland Empire. His favorite bands include The Cure, U2, Eisley, Living Sacrifice and DragonForce.

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