Netflix now streaming in the UAE


Netflix has launched its internet TV network to more than 130 new countries around the world, including the UAE.

The company made the announcement and the service went live during a keynote by co-founder and Chief Executive Reed Hastings at tech show CES 2016 in Las Vegas, US.

Members will be able to watch Netflix’s original series as well as a catalog of licensed TV shows and movies.

This year, 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.

Netflix has also added Arabic, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese to the 17 languages it already supports.

Hastings said: “From now onwards, we will listen and we will learn, gradually adding more languages, more content and more ways for people to engage with Netflix.”

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