By Kate Kellogg, The Washington TimesRead more"We're looking at a situation where a large part of the market is still not paying for internet service and they're looking to take advantage of a situation that we think could help a lot of people in rural areas," said Steve Kestler, an analyst with Forrester Research, who tracks wireless broadband."It's a bit like the cellphone market in the 1990s, w...
A bunch of Netflix and Hulu subscribers have decided to get in on the action by making a $30 pledge on Kickstarter.
The goal is to raise $30,000 to get Netflix to build a new data center in North Carolina and buy a new, larger data center that will be used for Netflix’s data center.
If the goal is met, it will be the first time that Netflix has made such a pledge in its history.
The pledge was launched yesterday on Kickstarter, a platform where people can crowdfund projects.
The company has since taken down the campaign, but it has not said what will happen with the remaining funds.
Netflix’s first data center has been located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.