Netflix's New Video Plans: Will Online Viewers Pay Up?


As reported, Netflix is splitting its $9.99/month unlimited online video streaming and DVD plan into two separate $7.99 subscriptions, depending on whether you want movies delivered on disc by mail or digitally via Internet.

Thousands of fans used to getting a two-for-one deal have flocked to social networks, blogs and websites to vent their rage at the price hike and increased cost for accessing DVDs as a supplement to an inferior catalog of online streaming selections.

In the latest episode of Gear Up, we examine the bigger issues behind the change in policy, whether new subscription plans are sustainable and at just what price the sudden shift in Netflix’s business strategy comes.

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