Netflix consumers expecting offline viewing on their iPad or iPhone might have to wait indefinitely for the function to be supported by the streaming service. Speaking with TechRadar, Netflix director of business interactions and technology Cliff Edwards stated offline browsing is “never ever going to happen.”

Edwards insists that offline browsing is a “temporary repair” that doesn’t address the larger problem of sporadic public Wi-Fi accessibility. In the following five years, Edwards believes the expansion of public Wi-Fi and cellular insurance coverage will make the concept of offline browsing obsolete. With an omnipresent Internet link, customers won’t need to download as they will certainly be able stream all the time.

Instead of working to assist offline browsing, Netflix has actually been concentrating on initial computer programming, with twenty new series prepared for the years to coming. The business likewise has actually been continuing with 4K material and gradually enhancing its iOS application, recently including assistance for iOS 8 and 1080p HD streaming on the iPhone 6 Plus.

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