That's what one tech-savvy Netflix subscriber did when performance lagged on Verizon's network. The result? A 10x boost in his streaming speed.
That extra dollar Netflix is charging new subscribers didn't hurt membership numbers for the streaming video service, which saw paid membership rise 4 percent in the second quarter.
Verizon says Netflix isn't buying enough bandwidth to deliver its streaming video to Verizon customers. But a major Internet backbone provider says that's just not the case.
We look at nine movies that have come out in the past 18 months -- plus a decades-old classic -- that you can turn into your very own streaming double feature this weekend.
The Supreme Court may have backed TV networks in their fight against Aereo's streaming service, but traditional broadcasters face other challenges from online TV that could prove harder to beat back.
Netflix and Verizon reached an interconnection deal in April. But while the companies put their plan into action, many subscribers are still complaining about poor streaming speeds.
Netflix received 31 Emmy nominations Thursday, a tally that other online and streaming TV services would be hard-pressed to match.
Netflix taggers help the streaming video service build up its content recommendations by slapping keywords on movies and TV shows.
You might have watched them on Betamax or even Laserdisc. (Remember Laserdisc?) Now they're on Netflix on every screen you have.
Don't just settle for the latest releases when looking for a good movie to watch with the kids. These 10 options on Netflix offer fun for the whole family.