By Alan BreznickCHICAGO – If U.S. cable operators and programmers are deathly afraid of Netflix, they’re sure putting up a brave front.At last week’s Cable Show here, several top MSO and programming executives insisted that they don’t fear the rising power of Netflix, even though the Internet video giant recently passed Comcast as the largest subscription video provider in North America (by sub count) and now commands the lion’s share of web traffic. Instead, they claimed that they’re ready to do battle with over-the-top (OTT) video players and potentially make some money off them to boot.Cable officials argued that they can fend...
Cable Show 2011: U.S. MSOs, broadcasters, don’t fear the Netflix
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