Netflix to Launch Service in Latin America and the Caribbean for Streaming TV Shows and Movies Later This Year
via press release:
LOS GATOS, Calif., July 5, 2011 — Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX), the leading Internet movie subscription service, today announced it will expand to 43 countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean later this year, offering unlimited TV shows and movies streaming instantly over the Internet to TVs and computers for one low monthly subscription price. Netflix has been streaming to U.S. members since 2007, adding the service in Canada last year.
Upon launch, Netflix members from Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean will be able to instantly watch a wide array of American, local and global TV shows and movies right on their TVs via a range of consumer electronics devices capable of streaming from Netflix, as well as on PCs, Macs and mobile devices.
Members in the region will be able to access Netflix in Spanish, Portuguese, or English, depending on their preference.
People interested in Netflix can go to www.netflix.com to sign up to receive an email from the company when the service launches later this year.
With more than 23 million members in the United States and Canada, Netflix, Inc. [Nasdaq: NFLX] is the world’s leading Internet subscription service for enjoying movies and TV shows. For US$7.99 a month, Netflix members in the U.S. and Canada instantly watch unlimited movies and TV episodes streamed over the Internet to PCs, Macs and TVs. Among the large and expanding base of devices streaming from Netflix are Microsoft’s Xbox 360, Nintendo’s Wii and Sony’s PS3 consoles; an array of Blu-ray disc players, Internet-connected TVs, home theater systems, digital video recorders and Internet video players; Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as well as Apple TV and Google TV. In all, more than 200 devices that stream from Netflix are available in the U.S. and a growing number are available in Canada.