MONITORING REPORT ISB: Worlds leading internet TV service is now live in more than 190 countries including Pakistan. California-based Netflix, which began as a mail-order DVD service but is now producing award-winning original content alongside its offering of older shows and movies, launched in 2007. Now, 70 million subscribers pay a monthly fee for unlimited service.Netflix launched its service globally, simultaneously bringing its Internet TV network to more than 130 new countries around the world.The Netflix Pakistan website says users can start using services starting $7.99 a month to watch TV shows and movies anytime, anywhere.
The company said that the first month of its service is free. The company made the announcement — and the service went live — during a keynote by Co-founder and Chief Executive Reed Hastings at CES 2016. He said that today you are witnessing the birth of a new global Internet TV network.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.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.