In the following video, Fool contributor Demitrios Kalogeropoulos discusses how Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) manages to spend close to $3 billion a year maintaining its streaming video service. By pumping cash into the content library, global marketing, and service delivery, Netflix has built up an investment pace that few companies can match, Demitrios says. 

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