Yesterday, online video streaming service – Netflix launched in 130 new countries including India, Philippines, Singapore, and more.
Netflix offers video streaming on almost every device available, ranging from smartphones, tablets, smart televisions, to devices like PlayStation and Apple TV.
Users can watch video content anytime and anywhere they want, allowing users to pause and play video content anytime and all without commercials.
In addition to streaming movies, Netflix offers original shows such as Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Narcos, Marco Polo, and more. In 2016 alone, the company plans to release 31 original series, as well as movies and documentaries on the streaming service.
With its launch around the world, Netflix has added support for three more languages such as Arabic, Korean, as well as Chinese.
During the announcement, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said,
Today you are witnessing the birth of a new global Internet TV network.
With this launch, consumers around the world – from Singapore to St. Petersburg, from San Francisco to Sao Paulo – will be able to enjoy TV shows and movies simultaneously – no more waiting. With the help of the Internet, we are putting power in consumers’ hands to watch whenever, wherever and on whatever device.
Though, the service is not yet available in China, Crimea, North Korea, and Syria due to government restrictions.
Pricing for India starts from ₹500, while ₹650 for Standard membership – which includes HD content, allowing you to watch in 2 screens at the same time, and ₹800 for Premium membership – with which you get HD and Ultra HD (4K) video content.
Also, you get one month free membership by adding your credit card details during your initial start with the service.