Comcast-TWC deal puts Netflix's plan for cable boxes on hold

Himanshu Arora

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Just a few days after Comcast announced its acquisition of Time Warner Cable, Bloomberg is reporting that Netflix's efforts to bring its video streaming service to TWC have been put on hold. The company was in talks with many pay-TV...

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drjekel_mrhyde

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I don't see why do they (telcos and cablecos) go through the trouble of trying to make a Netflix clone instead of just putting Netflix right into their STB's. If they feel like people would opt for cheaper tiers just add Netflix to their top two tiers only
 

tipstir

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Nexflix shouldn't be involved with COMCAST. If they were to merge or anything the current prices of $7.99 plus tax would double, triple get to the point of being too expensive. Also with COMCAST it's about profit margins here in the USA. COMCAST has grown too fast and too big. Overcharging it's customers dry in funds. This isn't how CATV was suppose to be. It was suppose to be cheap and affordable instead it's not!
 
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Nexflix shouldn't be involved with COMCAST. If they were to merge or anything the current prices of $7.99 plus tax would double, triple get to the point of being too expensive. Also with COMCAST it's about profit margins here in the USA. COMCAST has grown too fast and too big. Overcharging it's customers dry in funds. This isn't how CATV was suppose to be. It was suppose to be cheap and affordable instead it's not!
Umm.. Did you read article at all? It's not about the merge. It won't even affect the price either.