Netflix wants to change the way Hollywood views Internet content. “After David Fincher directs a series for Netflix, no one else can say, ‘Well, I’m not going to direct a series for the Internet,’” Sarandos said.
In a letter to shareholders (PDF) on Monday, the company said it plans to introduce a family streaming plan in the U.S. that would let up to four people stream at the same time. However, this also means that Netflix may be looking for a way to minimize several people sharing one account.
The plan would cost $11.99 per month and let subscribers stream as many as four devices simultaneously. Netflix’s current plan, which costs $8 a month, allows two streams at the same time. The company predicted that “fewer than 1 percent” of current subscribers would sign up for this plan.
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