Category Archives: Blockbuster

Blockbuster Gains Half-a-Million Subscribers: Is the DVD Rental Giant Back?

After Netflix’s second big gaff, Dish Network unveiled its new Blockbuster Movie Pass service, which offers DVD rentals and video streaming for $10; however, did they really capitalize on this opportunity? Yes and no. We’ll start with the no. While … Continue reading

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Netflix Price Hike: Anger, Reasons, and Alternatives

After Netflix announced that they are restructuring subscriber plans on their blog and through email to subscribers, a whirlwind of negative responses dominated internet forums.  The new structure separates the DVD-by-mail and the video streaming into two plans. This restructuring … Continue reading

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The Death and Afterlife of a DVD Rental Giant, Blockbuster

Since 2009, NCR Corp. has rolled out about 9,000 Blockbuster Express DVD rental kiosks around the country. While this is only a fraction of Redbox’s 30,000 rental kiosks, Blockbuster Express has made significant headway positioning itself as a competitor to … Continue reading

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