LOS GATOS, Calif., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) members in Latin America, the UK and Ireland can instantly watch TV shows and movies on their Windows Phones.
Netflix has released an updated, international version of the Netflix App for Windows Phone(TM), significantly increasing the number of devices supported by Netflix in Latin America, the UK and Ireland.
"With Netflix for Windows Phone, users in Latin America, the UK and Ireland can now enjoy TV shows and movies on the go," said Greg Peters, vice president of product development at Netflix. "Existing Netflix members in Latin America, the UK and Ireland now have greater flexibility than ever in enjoying Netflix wherever and whenever they want."
"Windows Phone offers users a wide selection of quality apps and games," said Todd Brix, senior director, Windows Phone Marketplace, Microsoft Corp. "Netflix for Windows Phone provides users with a wide catalogue of TV shows and movies, right at their fingertips, and is a great example of the unique titles customers will find for download from Windows Phone Marketplace. Customers throughout the Americas, the UK and Ireland will love the Netflix experience on Windows Phone," he continued.
Netflix is available on all Windows Phone devices, including those manufactured by HTC, LG, Nokia and Samsung. Windows Phone users can download the free Netflix App from the Windows Phone Marketplace today.
Features in the Netflix App for Windows Phone include:
-- Watching over mobile data and Wi-Fi connections
-- Ability to select audio and subtitles
-- User experience in local language
-- Fast browsing and limited buffering
-- Access when traveling to another country Netflix is available in
Netflix has been available to Windows Phone in the United States and Canada since November 2010. The updated app provides Windows Phone users in the US and Canada enhancements in browsing and streaming quality as well support for subtitles, closed captioning and alternate audio. Netflix Apps for iPhone and Android are also available everywhere Netflix is available.
Netflix is the world's largest Internet subscription service for enjoying TV shows and movies. Netflix has revolutionized entertainment by giving members access to a broad range of Hollywood, international and local movies and TV shows for a low monthly price on a wide-range of Internet-connected devices including PCs, Macs, Internet-connected TVs, game consoles, Blu-ray disc players and mobile devices.
More details on the devices that support Netflix is available on: http://www.netflix.com/NetflixReadyDevices?cid=Mobile+Devices
With more than 23 million streaming members in the United States, Canada, Latin America, the United Kingdom and Ireland, Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is the world's leading internet subscription service for enjoying movies and TV programs. For about US$7.99 a month, Netflix members can instantly watch movies and TV programs streamed over the internet to PCs, Macs and TVs. Among the large and expanding base of devices streaming from Netflix are the Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and Sony PS3 consoles; an array of Blu-ray disc players, internet-connected TVs, home theatre systems, digital video recorders and internet video players; Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as well as Apple TV and Google TV. In all, more than 700 devices that stream from Netflix are available. For additional information, visit www.netflix.com. Follow Netflix on Facebook and Twitter.
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