So You Think Netflix Has No Moat? Think Again.

Some might say that Netflix has no business moat. It's too easy to copy the company's streaming services, so you should expect Netflix to get crushed by bigger, richer, and better-connected competitors.

So the theory goes, but reality is telling a different story. One major rival has the backing of three major Hollywood studios; another actually runs Netflix's streaming operations. They both take video streaming very seriously. But Hulu and still don't look like serious threats to Netflix's 30 million customers and their addiction to digital video streams.

In this video, Fool contributor Anders Bylund takes a look at recent market data to underscore just how far ahead of the pack Netflix is running.

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