Another Take on LG's Embrace of Streaming

Blogger says LG hedging bets because Blu-ray may not be compelling enough

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On LG's rush to add Internet video to its Blu-ray players, this from Paul Sweeting in the Media Wonk blog:

LG seems to be trying to graft an entirely new functionality onto its BD players, tuning them into Web-enabled set-top boxes as much as disc players. You probably wouldn't do that if you believed the original functionality, by itself, was sufficiently compelling.