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Netflix CEO Talks Net Neutrality And Why It’s Paying Comcast

Netflix CEO Talks Net Neutrality And Why It’s Paying Comcast

By Chris Crum March 21, 2014

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings wrote a rare post on the company blog to address concerns regarding net neutrality and its recently announced deal with Comcast. He writes: The essence of net neutrality is that ISPs such as AT&T and Comcast …

Netflix: All Originals (And 'Breaking Bad') To Be 4K Netflix: All Originals (And 'Breaking Bad') To Be 4K
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All of Netflix’s original shows will be produced in 4K, according to the company. CEO Reed Hastings said as much at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, where he promoted the company’s use of the ultra HD video format along …

Netflix Talks Cable Box Presence Netflix Talks Cable Box Presence

Netflix released its quarterly earnings report today along with a letter to shareholders. Among the topics discussed in the letter is Netflix’s presences (and lack thereof) on set-top boxes from from cable providers. This has been a big topic in …

Netflix Releases Q3 Earnings Report Netflix Releases Q3 Earnings Report

Netflix just released its Q3 earnings report beating Wall Street expectations. The company says it now has over 40 million members, up from less than 30 million a year ago. They added about 1.3 million during the quarter (11% higher …

Netflix Wants To Produce More Arrested Development Netflix Wants To Produce More Arrested Development
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Netflix would be very happy to produce another season of Arrested Development, the company said in a letter to shareholders today. The company put out its quarterly earnings report with the aforementioned letter from CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David …

Netflix Streaming Revenue Up 26% Domestically Netflix Streaming Revenue Up 26% Domestically

Netflix just released its Q2 earnings report. In a letter to shareholders, CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells say Netflix has grown to nearly 30 million domestic members and 8 million international members, and that Q2 streaming revenue was …

Netflix To Skip Regular Earnings Call For Video Chat Netflix To Skip Regular Earnings Call For Video Chat

Netflix announced on Tuesday that it will post its second-quarter 2013 financial results and business outlook on Monday, July 22nd at about 1:05 PM Pacific Time. Investors will no doubt be eager to hear of the company’s performance in relation …

Reed Hastings Disclosing Investor Info on Facebook Reed Hastings Disclosing Investor Info on Facebook

Just a day after Netflix told investors that they would regularly use their various social media accounts to disclose material information, even mentioning CEO Reed Hasting’s Facebook account specifically, Hastings has done just that. In a Facebook post, Hastings announced …

Netflix Will Disclose Investor Info on Social Media Netflix Will Disclose Investor Info on Social Media

A week after the Securities and Exchange Commission clarified its rules to allow for public companies to use social media outlets to announce key company information, Netflix has already decided to take advantage of it and make it official. On …

SEC: Companies Can Make Announcements on Facebook SEC: Companies Can Make Announcements on Facebook

The Securities and Exchange Commission has clarified its rules on Regulation Fair Disclosure, saying that public companies can use social media outlets like Facebook or Twitter to announce key company information – just so long as the investors are made …

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Talks SEC, Facebook Posts Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Talks SEC, Facebook Posts

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings absolutely thinks that social media is a “public” enough forum to house statements from companies to investors. He says that he’s “not going to back down” and that he would continue to post information about his …

Netflix in Trouble with SEC Over Facebook Posts Netflix in Trouble with SEC Over Facebook Posts
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Netflix and CEO Reed Hastings are in hot water with the Securities and Exchange Commission due to a series of Facebook posts that the SEC says may have violated Regulation Fair Disclosure. Earlier this summer, Hastings publicly posted some stats …

Reed Hastings Stepping Down from Microsoft Board Reed Hastings Stepping Down from Microsoft Board

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will not serve on Microsoft’s Board of Directors past November, as today to company announced that he will not seek re-election at their annual meeting of shareholders. Microsoft says that Hastings will continue to serve his …

Reed Hastings on Why Netflix is Better Than Amazon Reed Hastings on Why Netflix is Better Than Amazon
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Amazon has added a ton of content to its Prime Instant Video service over the last few months, and that may have put Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on the offensive. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Hastings took …

Netflix Hits 1 Million Members in the UK & Ireland Netflix Hits 1 Million Members in the UK & Ireland

In just seven months after launching their streaming service in the UK & Ireland to compete with European heavyweight Lovefilm, Netflix is announcing a pretty big milestone: UK & Ireland Netflix members now total over one million. Netflix says that …

Netflix Q1 Report Exceeds Expectations Netflix Q1 Report Exceeds Expectations

It was recently reported that Netflix CEO Reed Hastings might’ve raised a few eyebrows with the 68% increase in stock options he’d received in 2011, but the company’s Q1 earnings report might validate the founder’s $8.8 million in shares – …

Netflix CEO Gets Big Raise in 2011 Netflix CEO Gets Big Raise in 2011
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Netflix, who has seen some rocky patches in the last long while, just reported that CEO Reed Hastings got a 68% raise in stock options last year, regardless of the fact that the company lost 62.5% of its value last …