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Netflix Netherlands Launch Is Now Official

Netflix continues its international expansion today with a launch in the Netherlands. We heard back in June that the launch would come this year, and yesterday, the site went live. Now, Netflix has ma...
Netflix Netherlands Launch Is Now Official
Written by Chris Crum
  • Netflix continues its international expansion today with a launch in the Netherlands. We heard back in June that the launch would come this year, and yesterday, the site went live. Now, Netflix has made the official announcement.

    “We’re proud to bring the future of television to the Netherlands,” said CEO Reed Hastings. “The Dutch have incredible broadband, but until today have not been able to take full advantage of their fast connections. Now people in the Netherlands can subscribe to Netflix and instantly watch great TV shows and movies anywhere, anytime, for one low monthly price.”

    Here’s a a list provided by the company of devices that currently support Netflix at launch in the Netherlands.

    Blu-ray players

    LG
    Panasonic
    Samsung
    Sony
    Toshiba
    Yamaha

    Computers
    Mac
    Windows PC

    Game consoles

    PlayStation®3 (PS3™)
    Wii, Wii U
    Xbox 360

    Home theater systems

    LG
    Panasonic
    Samsung
    Sony

    HDTVs

    LG
    Panasonic
    Philips
    Samsung
    Sharp
    Sony
    Toshiba

    Internet media players

    Apple TV
    Panasonic
    Sony

    Phones and tablets

    iOS phones and tablets
    Android phones and tablets
    Windows Mobile

    Netflix’s original shows will be available of course, and titles like Dexter, Homeland, Lost, Modern Family, Pretty Little Liars, Spartacus, The Vampire Diaries, Luther, Sherlock, The Killing and The Bridge will be available in the Netherlands. Netflix also touts movie titles like The Kite Runner, The King’s Speech, Kill Bill 2, and The Expendables.

    Netflix has over 37 million members, and this is the 41st country it’s available in. Last October, Netflix launched in Sweden, Denmark, and Finland. Prior to that, it launched in the UK and Ireland. It hit Latin America and the Caribbean in 2011.

    Image: Netflix

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