Those “House of Cards” binges may soon be going down easier, at least when it comes to how quickly they arrive over the Web. Just don’t ask how much it’s costing Netflix Inc. -- or how much consumers might one day pay.
Those “House of Cards” binges may soon be going down easier, at least when it comes to how quickly they arrive over the Web. Just don’t ask how much that’s costing Netflix Inc. -- or how much it might one day cost consumers.
Netflix Inc. has agreed to pay for more-direct access to Comcast Corp.’s broadband network to improve speed and reliability for its video-streaming customers, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Netflix Inc.’s effort to secure a place for its video-subscription service on Time Warner Cable Inc. set-top boxes is on hold now that the cable operator is being sold, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Netflix Inc., adding to its growing role in kids’ online videos, obtained exclusive streaming rights to an animated TV series based on George Lucas’s “Star Wars” movies from Walt Disney Co., including the new final season.
MagicJack VocalTec Ltd., whose founders pioneered voice-over-Internet technology, jumped the most since 2010 after hedge-fund manager Whitney Tilson said the stock has the potential to emulate the eightfold rally in Netflix Inc.
Netflix Inc., the world’s largest subscription streaming service, surged to a record after projecting customer growth that topped analysts’ estimates and saying it may charge new users more to share accounts.