NetFlix launches in Brazil; 43 more Countries & Territories by Sept. 12
Netflix has obtained broadcast rights from Televisa, Telemundo, TV Azteca and Caracol y Telefe and has made agreements with major distributors and independent companies in the various regions, according to Produ.com.
By September 12, people throughout the Americas can will be able to stream from Netflix on computers, game consoles like the WII and PS3, and Smart TVs. Netflix has licensed thousands of hours of feature films, telenovelas, documentaries and kid shows among others.
According to a blog post by Rochelle King, Netflix VP of User Experience and Design “our team has spent countless hours in the region learning as much as we can about how Latin Americans think about, and enjoy, movies and TV shows.”
September 7: Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay
September 8: Chile and Bolivia
September 9: Andes Region
September 12: Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
Brazilians can now sign up for one month free at www.netflix.com.
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 movies and TV shows. Netflix employs more than 2000 employees. Netflix made the original announcement about the expansion on July 5, 2011.