Monday, October 24, 2011

Netflix will come to the UK and Ireland in early 2012

Netflix will come to the UK and Ireland in early 2012. Netflix video company is already preparing his next step, after announcing that ultimately did not spin off its DVD rental service and revitalize Qwkister. The American company has announced its intention to continue to expand internationally and his arrival to the UK to Ireland in early 2012.

"With the launch, Netflix subscribers in the UK and Ireland will instantly see a wide range of television programs on their televisions and through a wide range of devices compatible with our streaming, such as PCs, Macs, tablets and mobile" explains the company on its official blog.

This move will make Lovefilm rival Netflix, a movie rental service European streaming which was acquired last year by Amazon for nearly 320 million euros. This platform is available in the UK, Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden and has 70,000 titles in its catalog.

The U.S. expansion will add to that undertaken in 2010 to Canada and 43 Latin American and Caribbean countries last September.

Remains to be seen if the launch in the UK and Ireland will take place before he was scheduled for Spain. The premiere Iberian Netflix supposedly going to be held in January and was to be the begin the landing of the tool in the Old World, as revealed Pedro Perez (president of FAPAE) in mid-August. However, this statement from the American sobering that the Spanish market will not be the first in Europe to have the service.

Currently the number of Netflix users is 25 million people and its streaming service supports up to 700 gagdets, according to figures provided by the company

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