Netflix, which is popularly known for streaming the best HD movies and TV shows online of all categories has now expanded their reach over 130 countries worldwide, including the UAE. The announcement was officially declared by the Cofounder and Chief Executive Reed Hastings at the CES 2016 event in Las Vegas.
For just $7.99, you can watch some popular TV series such as Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Sense8, Grace and Frankie, Marco Polo, and another vast range of TV shows. Netflix will also support for multi-languages such as Arabic, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese.
Currently, anyone from UAE can sign up for any of the 3 plans offered by Netflix- Basic, Standard and Premium. All the 3 plans will feature the same video content, except for a few differences such as Ultra HD support only for Premium, support to watch Netflix on multiple devices at the same time.
With the standard plan, you can watch up to 2 devices with the same Netflix account, and up to 4 devices with Premium. If you aren’t looking for Ultra-HD, then Standard offers the basic HD content. For pricing, Basic costs a monthly $7.99 (approx. 30 AED), Standard for $9.99 (approx. 37 AED), and Premium for $11.99 (approx. 44 AED). Payment can be done through credit cards, and even PayPal.
All that said, Netflix will also offer one month of free usage, and will only start charging once the free trial is over. Movies and other content are split based on categories such as Action, Children and family, comedies, documentaries, romance, drama, sci-fi, horror and so on.
Netflix will be watchable on basically any internet based gadget such as personal computers via browsers, Android tablets and iPads, smartphones, and popular consoles such as the Sony PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Xbox One.
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Netflix Is Now Available Around the World
World’s Leading Internet TV Service Now Live in More than 190 Countries
Las Vegas, January 6, 2016 – Netflix launched its service globally, simultaneously bringing its Internet TV network to more than 130 new countries around the world. The company made the announcement — and the service went live — during a keynote by Co-founder and Chief Executive Reed Hastings at CES 2016.
“Today you are witnessing the birth of a new global Internet TV network,” said Hastings. “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.”
For one monthly price, members around the world will be able to enjoy Netflix original series including Marvel’s Daredevil and Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Narcos, Sense8, Grace and Frankie, and Marco Polo, as well as a catalog of licensed TV shows and movies. In 2016, the company plans to release 31 new and returning original series, two dozen original feature films and documentaries, a wide range of stand-up comedy specials and 30 original kids series — available at the same time to members everywhere.
While largely available in English in most new countries, Netflix today added Arabic, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese to the 17 languages it already supports.
“From today onwards, we will listen and we will learn, gradually adding more languages, more content and more ways for people to engage with Netflix,” said Hastings. “We’re looking forward to bringing great stories from all over the world to people all over the world.”
Netflix will not yet be available in China, though the company continues to explore options for providing the service. It also won’t be available in Crimea, North Korea and Syria due to U.S. government restrictions on American companies.
Since Netflix launched its streaming service in 2007, the service has expanded globally, first to Canada, then to Latin America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan to include 60 countries.
Netflix is available on virtually any device that has an Internet connection, including personal computers, tablets, smartphones, Smart TVs and game consoles, and automatically provides the best possible streaming quality based on available bandwidth. Many titles, including Netflix original series and films, are available in high-definition with Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround sound and some in Ultra HD 4K. Advanced recommendation technologies with up to five user profiles help members discover entertainment they’ll love.