Instant Video Not Enough for Netflix, Amazon
Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) is still experiencing problems. They have had slower subscriber growth and a sharp drop in their second quarter earnings. The streaming video company is also facing threats from companies such as Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Coinstar (NASDAQ: CSTR), which are launching their own streaming video services. Content costs are rising. At the same time pricing moves by internet service providers could lead to lowered bandwidth use.