RIP DVD: More movies will be watched online in 2012
Netflix lost 2.76 million DVD subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2011, as more and more of the service's customers shifted to streaming-only packages. But even if the iconic red envelopes are disappearing from a mailbox near you, Netflix still has a solid foothold in the movie marketplace. In 2012, movies viewed online are expected to outnumber movies viewed on DVD and other physical formats for the first time. Will 2012 mark the death of the DVD?