Anyone who has recently been in a college dorm room or the home of a twentysomething may have noticed there is something missing: a television. More and more young people are accessing TV content on their computers, iPads or cellphones.
Somebody is going to profit from this and, right now,
Having entered the high-stakes business of creating original entertainment programs, Netflix has been rewarded with 14 Emmy nominations this year. The reborn “
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But in the latest issue of Time magazine, Tim Bajarin, president of Creative Strategies Inc., a Silicon Valley tech industry analysis firm, says Netflix is proving itself to be the new HBO.
"Regardless of whether 'House of Cards' or 'Arrested Development' actually win any Emmys, Netflix has already become a winner at this year's show by nature of this giant endorsement of its labors and vindication that its bet on creating original programming panned out," Bajarin says. "This nod from Hollywood allows Netflix to play with the big guns in the cable world and, more importantly, cements its position as the industry leader in providing OTA (over the air) services that will eventually change the way most of us receive our TV and video content in the future."
Just see how the twentysomethings are getting their TV and it is obvious change is well on the way.