In the following video, Motley Fool consumer goods analyst Blake Bos discusses Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), and whether investors should look at it as simply a new cable channel, or as something new that's going to change the television game entirely. He discusses why Netflix is able to offer such low prices for its streaming content, and what the business is dependent upon. He uses HBO as a comparison point to highlight what Netflix needs to do going into the future.

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