Nary a week passes without news of a content license agreement involving Netflix and/or Amazon Prime Instant Video. The No. 1 and 2 subscription streaming services continue to leverage their balance sheets to the precipice with calculated abandon, say some analysts.
Netflix has been an early champion of Ultra-HD 4K resolution video. It had the first season of original series “House of Cards” filmed almost entirely in 4K. Now, it's asking subscribers to pay more each month to stream content in the higher-resolution format.