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¡Que guay! ¡Netflix Viaja a España!

So, Netflix will launch en Espana en Octubre, according to entertainment and hardware industry sources polled by the Expansión newspaper. The company apparently has been securing rights to content for Spain and getting its streaming software pre-installed in smart TVs … Continue reading

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High noon approaches at the O-Z Corral

It seems a bit late to try to catch Netflix in Australia/New Zealand — considering the U.S. streaming service has yet to launch and already has more subscribers than the three local services but — well, Blockbuster did the same … Continue reading

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Netflixin’ in the Land Down Under

Don’t know how I missed this but Netflix has set an actual date for its Australia/New Zealand launch — March 24 — and started pushing out details about how the streaming service will look and function Down Under. For ongoing … Continue reading

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Japan: A proving ground for Netflix Asian markets?

Japan is Netflix’s first official Asian expansion market (although millions of Asians  have unofficially joined via VPNs in Netflix countries), and as such, is seen as a test market for China and South Korea. Here’s what Wells said about the … Continue reading

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Global content: Netflix sees into our collective soul

More takeaway on content from Netflix CFO David Wells’ visit with Morgan Stanley this week: Netflix will double the number of original shows and movies it produces with the goal of having 40 original programs each year. Content Chief Ted … Continue reading

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Around the World in 730 Days …

Netflix CFO David Wells gave some clues to why Netflix suddenly decided to squeeze its international expansion into the next two years when he spoke at Morgan Stanley this week. After testing the waters in Canada, Latin America, the United … Continue reading

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FCC votes to keep lanes open on Internet

Well, the FCC’s net neutrality vote could not have gone better for Netflix. This CNN piece explains what the  debate is all about, and this New York Times article describes how the Internet has been transformed, at least regulatory-wise, into … Continue reading

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If We Build It, They Will Come — Netflix in Cuba

It seems obvious that Netflix would be among the first U.S. companies to take advantage of thawing relations between the U.S. and Cuba, but I wasn’t expecting this announcement at all. “Starting today, people in Cuba with Internet connections and … Continue reading

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