My son has a friend with a same (original) Droid, with the same firmware, but his phone is still active on Verizon, and he's able to get Netflix app to work on it.
He (my son) said that he thinks that he has another friend that also has a Droid that's deactivated, and he's going to ask him to try to see if Netflix will work on that.
If that latter doesn't work and get that same error message, I'm guessing that it's, as I mentioned above, trying to connect to Netflix via the 3G, rather than over the WIFI.
Anyone know if it's possible to get the Netflix app to use only WIFI?
I had a similar problem with Sipdroid this weekend when I tried to get that to work. It actually, at one point, connected me to a Verizon operator, presumably over the Verizon wireless network. Sipdroid has a configuration setting that allows you to tell it to use only WIFI, and once I set that, Sipdroid worked ok over WIFI. I think that I need to find some kind of setting in the Netflix app to do something similar.
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