Why Is There No Netflix For Porn?

Make no mistake: The Extreme Entertainment Network, coming to Roku this summer, doesn’t cater to fans of sky diving or BMX competitions. Instead, it’s trying to push the envelope in a different space: porn. Extreme Entertainment will offer Roku users unlimited viewing of adult content for a flat monthly fee of $14.95. “Picture it like the Netflix of porn,” Extreme owner Rob Black told the trade publication Xbiza few months ago.

The Netflix of porn: That sounds like a match made in heaven. Netflix is the biggest source of video traffic in the U.S., accounting for as much as 30 per cent of all residential broadband traffic. Adult pictures and videos, on the other hand, remain hugely popular online. So why hasn’t anyone tried to offer porn through a Netflix-like subscription model before?

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