Netflix an online firm that provides internet TV service, it is America’s Iroko tv. The company announced at the ongoing CES, that it has expanded its availability from 87 countries and territories, to 242. Among the countries it has expanded to is Nigeria.
Here’s the full list of new countries added;
- Australian Antarctica
- Benin (Dahomey)
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- British Indian Ocean Territory
- Brunei Darussalam
- Burkina Faso (Upper Volta)
- Cambodia (Kampuchea)
- Cape Verde Islands (Cabo Verde)
- Central African Republic
- Chad (See more)
There are only for countries in which Netflix is not available right now are Syria, North Korea, and Crimea (because of restrictions on American companies) and China (though the company says it’s exploring options to provide its service there).
Netflix will commence rendering its service to citizens of newly added 157 countries, by allowing them a free one month to test everything before they buy a viewing plan. The service has also been localized in Arabic, Korean, and Simplified and Traditional Chinese, in addition to the 17 languages it already supported. Netflix app can be downloaded from Google Playstore by android users.
For those android and smartphone users, who enjoy streaming online, this is a definite good news for you and all Nigerians. However, it may not be so for Nigerian online Tv service providers such as Iroko Tv. Netflix is top company and will provide a stiff competition for Nigerian online Tv service providers. Online movie viewers are sure to gain a lot from competition like that.