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Netflix: No, we don't care about BlackBerry devices

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 24 Feb 2012 16:52 User comments (7)

Netflix: No, we don't care about BlackBerry devices Netflix has made it clear today that they have no plans for BlackBerry support, now or in the future.
When asked, the company responded on Twitter that: "We don't have any current plans to support BlackBerry devices, including PlayBook."

Netflix's streaming catalog, which has over 25,000 TV episodes, movies and original shows, has been available on Apple's iOS platform and Google's Android platform for over a year.

The question was posed as to whether Netflix would change their stance now that RIM had updated the BlackBerry tablet operating system to version 2.0, adding much needed features like a native email and calendar app. The tablet can connect to HDTVs and can also now be remotely controlled by BlackBerry phones.

Netflix has over 24 million subscribers, mainly in the U.S. and Canada, but it expanding internationally.

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7 user comments

124.2.2012 20:33

Netflix doesn't care about customers once again... once verzion and redbox start their streaming service, Netflix will go down hill

225.2.2012 6:51

I think Netflix looks at BB on its last leg. Why go after a niche market, while you still have to get on board for emerging ones. Netflix is losing some sight, I agree there. But what does it have to do for customer support by not supporting BB? I can see if they did not support ios or Android that would not be in the customers interest.

325.2.2012 8:40

It should be noted that netflix only works in the USA.

If your outside you can't get their apps on the android market at least.

425.2.2012 11:19

good deal i think, blackberry service sucks. i had them for a little while ( less than a month ) and threw the phone in the trash, i wouldnt give a black berry away. i dont want anyone else to use one and get a crappy deal.

Go with android.


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525.2.2012 15:31

BB is the lowest common denominator. You can get Netflix on Android, iOS, PS3, 360, Wii, laptop, blu-ray players, and so on. Sounds like they do well with support as-is.

625.2.2012 22:28

Does ANYONE care about BlackBerry devices anymore?

79.3.2012 10:21

Originally posted by xtago:
It should be noted that netflix only works in the USA.

If your outside you can't get their apps on the android market at least.

Not true, it works on Android in UK too.
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 09 Mar 2012 @ 10:21

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