Netflix Considering Xbox Alliance; Back From Outage
Netflix has issued a survey to its customers asking how much interest there is in a system that would entail streaming movies through the Xbox 360 console, a company spokesman confirmed to Reuters this week.
The company announced a deal earlier this year to collaborate with LG on a set-top box for movie rentals, but the spokesman said that Netflix plans to spread their product “as many ways as possible.” They did not say whether any sort of deal with Microsoft might be announced.
Also Monday, Netflix suffered an outage that knocked its Web site down for about 11 hours. It was back online by Tuesday.