Netflix Separates DVD and Streaming Customers

According to a VentureBeat report (thanks Andrew Eisen), Netflix has quietly separated its DVD and streaming entertainment subscriptions. In its initial report the publication assumed that this change was across the board and would force customers who subscribe to both types of Netflix services to use two different sites. A subsequent update revealed that Netflix was simply separating the web site for customers who had subscriptions to one or the other: DVD-by-mail rental or unlimited streaming video service.

Some DVD customers reported the change, noting that they were no longer able to rate and review movies and DVD shows on the main Netflix listing page. Instead, they found themselves redirected to a new page at

While the change might be a little disconcerting for customers who only use DVD's or Streaming separately, the changes won't affect customers who use a hybrid subscription.

Source: VentureBeat

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