The following commentary comes from an independent investor or market observer as part of TheStreet's guest contributor program, which is separate from the company's news coverage.NEW YORK ( Trefis) -- Netflix (NFLX) is reportedly in talks with major U.S. cable companies in the hopes of finding a partner to offer its streaming service as part of cable TV programming bundle. This is surprising as in recent years these companies considered Netflix a threat. However, given that Netflix has concentrated on bringing older movies and TV shows to its subscribers, it has transformed its image from a threat to a complementary service for cable companies.
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