Netflix to make West Europe OTT expansion
| 21 May 2014
After many months of rumour and speculation Netflix has confirmed its plans to expand its over the top service footprint to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium and Luxembourg.
The launch, sometime late in 2014 will build on the OTT leader's established footprint in the UK and Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands. Further details, including pricing, programming and supported devices will be available at a later date. As regards on which platforms the service will be available, Netflix revealed that users in the six new territories could access cone net from on TVs, tablets, phones, game consoles and computers. It did not add whether it would be accessible as a channel from pay-TV providers, such as the case with Virgin Media in the UK and Com Hem in Sweden.
Those interested in becoming Netflix members in France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg can go immediately to register in advance for the service.