The combination of increasing Internet speeds and ubiquity of connected devices provides consumers with the anytime, anywhere ability to enjoy their favorite TV shows and movies on the Netflix
service," said Reed Hastings, chief executive officer of Netflix
Guests will be able to subscribe to Netflix
or sign into their existing accounts using the Netflix
app on the hotel's internet-connected guest room TVs.
The report has been persistently circulating for months, but has been consistently denied by Netflix
said that speeds for Comcast users averaged 2.
In return for the improved access, Netflix
will pay Comcast an undisclosed amount of money for the next few years.
We will provide Cinema Disc shoppers with the same extraordinary selection of titles and top-quality customer service that have made NetFlix
PBS programming is both entertaining and enriching, a combination that Netflix
members really appreciate," said Netflix
chief content officer Ted Sarandos.
From epic space travel ("2001: A Space Odyssey") to romantic comedy ("The Wedding Singer") to soul-searching drama ("The Apostle"), NetFlix
For the near future, Netflix
is also targeting theaters with day-and-date releasing, seeking deals to secure theatrical films in the $15-$30 million production range released simultaneously with cinemas, and keeping them online up to 45 days after their release, with a service similar to a VoD Premium (charging an added fee on top of its $8 subscription fee).
We are thrilled to be bringing the highly-anticipated Final Season of Breaking Bad to Netflix
members in the UK and Ireland on a first-run basis," said Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos.
Through Telefilms, a broad selection of new hit films will be coming to Netflix
, many of them as early as four months after their theatrical premiere, starting with Academy Award Best Picture winner "The Artist" on June 15 and including "Shame" the critically-acclaimed Steve McQueen film with Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan, horror-thriller "The Chernobyl Diaries" and the new Woody Allen film "To Rome with Love" featuring Penelope Cruz, Jesse Eisenberg and Ellen Page.
With more than 20 million streaming members globally, Netflix
has revolutionized entertainment by allowing people to enjoy TV shows and movies when, where and how they want with a click of a remote, mouse or the touch of a screen.