People in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean can immediately begin a free, one month trial - or learn more about Netflix - by going to www.netflix.com .
"We are thrilled to launch in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean," said Reed Hastings, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Netflix. "People throughout the region are online in ever-greater numbers and they love movies and TV shows. We are proud to bring them the Netflix experience of instantly enjoying as many movies and TV shows as they want, when they want, for one low price."
With more than 25 million members in the U.S. and Canada, Netflix offers amazing convenience and extraordinary value with a broad range of Hollywood, international and local movies and TV series to choose from. Netflix has revolutionized entertainment in North America by giving people a choice to enjoy what they want to watch, when they want to watch it for a low monthly price over the a wide-range of Internet-connected devices, such as computers, game consoles and smart TVs.
Today, Netflix completes its regional launch by offering thousands of hours of movies and TV shows to be watched instantly, anytime and anywhere, via computer, Sony PS3, Nintendo Wii and certain models of the Samsung Smart TV. Coming soon in Mexico will be Microsoft Xbox.
Netflix members in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean can choose from thousands of movies and TV episodes, including feature films, popular TV series and telenovelas, independent cinema, documentaries and an incredible range of kid's programming in the "Just for Kids" section. Choices are instantly streamed to TVs and computers via a broadband internet connection - and members can watch whatever they want, whenever they want.
As part of this week's, Netflix announced regional license agreements with major motion picture and television studios, including Walt Disney Studios, Paramount Studios, Sony Pictures Television, NBCUniversal International Television, CBS Television, MGM, Lionsgate, Summit, Relativity, BBC Worldwide, TV Bandeirantes, Televisa, Telemundo, TV Azteca, TV Globo, Caracol, Telefe and RCTV.
Among the great TV series available at launch are "Mar de Amor" from Mexico, "Policia 24h" from Brazil, and "Mad Men" and "La Reina del Sur" from the United States. Members can enjoy a range of Hollywood hits as well, including "Fast and Furious" and "Star Trek: Next Generation" for action fans, "Twilight" and "Dirty Dancing" for lovers of romance, and such beloved family films as "Toy Story" and "Finding Nemo" and other catalogue movies from Disney.
With more content added daily, Netflix expects to double the number of hours of content available on the site by the end of 2011.
Netflix has launched its service in 43 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, starting with Brazil on 5 Sept., Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on 7 Sept., Chile and Bolivia on 9 Sept., Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela on 9 Sept. and Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean on 12 Sept. In Brazil Netflix is available in Portuguese, throughout Latin America, Netflix is available in Spanish. In the Caribbean, Netflix also is available in English.
About Netflix: With over 25 million members in the United States, Canada and Latin America, Netflix, Inc. [Nasdaq: NFLX] is the world's leading Internet subscription service for enjoying movies and TV shows. For $8 a month, Netflix members instantly watch unlimited movies and TV episodes streaming over the Internet to PCs, Macs and TVs. Among the large and expanding base of devices streaming from Netflix are Microsoft's Xbox 360, Nintendo's Wii and Sony's PS3 consoles; an array of Blu-ray disc players, Internet-connected TVs, home theater systems, digital video recorders and Internet video players; Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as well as Apple TV and Google TV. In all, more than 200 devices that stream from Netflix are available in the U.S. and a growing number are available in Canada and Latin America.
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