Netflix’s CEO Sees ‘Arms Race’ To Dominate Video Streaming [Headlines]

Netflix’s CEO Sees ‘Arms Race’ To Dominate Video Streaming [Headlines]
Innovation

The web TV streaming giant dukes it out with its main competitor HBO Go.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 8 december 2011

Netflix Inc. (NFLX) Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings said he sees an “arms race” to dominate Web-based TV viewing, with Time Warner Inc. (TWX)’s HBO Go service his top competitor.

“The competitor we fear most is HBO Go,” Hastings said today at a UBS media conference in New York. “HBO is becoming more Netflix-like and we’re becoming more HBO-like. The two of us will compete for a very long time.”  Bloomberg

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