IIRC, you need cable,sat or dsl to be able to recieve the movies on netflex, not sure about hulu but they are the same as netflex.
now I do get netflex on my Iphone, but with just the signale from my phone service, its very slow and sometimes no service at all.
My netflex , download streaming is 8.99+tax a month. if you get dvd movies by mail, that cost another 8.99 for one dvd at a time, but the way the mail is slow anymore, you may only get one movie a week if your lucky. when they grouped them together it was worth the money but since they split streaming and dvd rental, the cost is overpriced.
SO if you paying for cable or any other service plus netflex you either live thru the comericals or just watch movies. now as far as what's availible on netflex, most are older movies of which most have been on public tv. very few first run movies other than non popular ones, the good ones usually take a few months after the dvd was on sale at walmart lol.
now netflex is good for up to 5 differant streaming devices. my daughter lets her kids watch movies more than I do and she gets its free because I have it and has my password to have her device in the netflex system.
sorry for the longwindedness , but hope it helps.
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