Aereo

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Last days of Aereo
Aereo's end: A major setback for innovators, or correct outcome for a flawed idea?
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While Aereo's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy today confirms something we saw coming since the company announced the close of its Boston office and operations a few weeks ago, the final chapter to the Aereo story offers an opportunity to look into what went wrong for the company. Read More
Aereo responds
In my post yesterday on Aereo's slow growth (when the TV streaming service was still legal), I mentioned the size of the user base at Netflix—50 million—for context after citing Aereo's membership of 78,000 as of the end of last year. In response, Aereo SVP Virginia Lam sent along an article that shows Netflix had gradual growth early on as well—even after five years in business, Netflix had just 670,000 subscribers (in 2002). Though of course, those were the days when Netflix was only involved with mailing out DVDs. Discuss