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Google end the three-month Netflix promotion for Chromecast in the first 24 hours after 'overwhelming demand'

Google ends the Netflix promotion for Chromecast, cites 'overwhelming demand'

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Jul 26, 2013 6:29 am

Google unveiled Chromecast just over 24 hours ago, but within those first 24 hours they had "overwhelming demand" for their promotion that offered three months of Netflix subscription for free.

 

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This caused the company to pull the promotion, and rightly so - Chromecast is just $35, and with three months of Netflix coming in at $24, it's win-win for those who jumped in and scored the promotion. Google said in a statement to The LA Times: "Due to overwhelming demand for Chromecast devices since launch, the 3-month Netflix promotion (which was available in limited quantities) is no longer available".

 

Google did state that it was a "limited time offer", but most people consider a "limited time" more than 24 hours. But, the demand for Chromecast seems to be huge, and at just $35 it's an easy impulse buy for any consumer. The Mountain View-based company have updated the Google Play page for Chromecast to remove the Netflix promotional offer.

NEWS SOURCES:Androidcentral.com

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