Bear with us a minute while we toot our horn (again) and point to our story on Verizon’s plans to launch an online Netflix competitor next year. Needless to say, we were pleased to get it out there first, but it’s probably unsurprising that Verizon was not ready with a press release as it hammer out deals with programmers.
So it was amusing to hear Verizon Chief Executive Lowell McAdam as he tried to squirm his way around questions about his company’s plans during an interview at the UBS conference.
“I think the jury is out but I do think there is a place for over-the-top here and it will be part of our strategy,” said McAdam.
But here’s our favorite quote and no doubt was a reference to our story yesterday — which was eventually matched by the Wall Street Journal:
“There is lots of speculation about what we are going to do and what we are not going to do.That is all just speculation by people that like to write blogs.”