Monday, March 21, 2011

Netflix: Taking risks for better entertainment - The Boston Globe

Another take on the Netflix expansion into content production

While it may sound strange for a company like Netflix to host such an offering, the rise of broadband has rendered the traditional TV model outdated. In the past, TV networks just happened to be the only game in town for delivering entertainment to consumers. Now that this is no longer the case and anyone who can afford the bandwidth can broadcast video content, there has already been a great flowering of creativity, from short YouTube videos to so-called “webisodes’’ of Internet-only miniseries.

Netflix: Taking risks for better entertainment - The Boston Globe

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