Why 2.7 million Americans still get Netflix DVDs in the mail

By | April 5, 2019

Excerpy from April 4th, 2019 CNN article full text

Netflix Users Still Opt for US Mail

netflix usersStill 2.7 Million subscribers that get Netflix in the US Mail. $212 Million profit last year for Netflix.

Couple of reasons:

  • Broadband Access – Netflix consumes 15% of bandwidth in the US according to a 2018 industry report.
  • 24 million users fall into low bandwidth sector
  • US Mail reaches every zip code
  • Big surprise – the West Coast and East Coast are major users.
  • Netflix streams 6,000 movies.
  • Their mailable catalog is 100,000 movies
  • Streaming services by subscription start to add up as competition is increasing

Read April 4th, 2019 CNN article full text