Netflix bring streaming film and TV to Latin America06 September, 2011
Netflix officially launched in Brazil today and, over the course of the next week will roll-out their services across much of the rest of Latin American and Caribbean.
What this now means is that people in Latin America will be able to stream new CBS shows such as 90210, Nurse Jackie, Dexter and Californication, as well as classic shows including the irrepressible Twin Peaks. Netflix have also signed a deal with Miramax meaning that films such as Chicago, The English Patient, Good Will Hunting and Pulp Fiction will also be available for streaming.
In total, from September 5th til 12th, 43 countries will get access to Netflix, with the first one being Brazil. According to the official press release, Brazilians can “immediately begin a free, one-month trial by going to www.netflix.com.” Following that Netflix will charge them BR$14.99 per month to continue to access its programs.
Netflix will be compatible with PC, MAC, PS2, PS3 and Wii, as expected, and following the initial Brazil roll-out other markets in the region will get access to the popular streaming service:
September 7 – Argentina: 39 pesos/month, Uruguay and Paraguay: US$7.99/month each
September 8 – Chile: 3790/month, Bolivia: US$7.99/month
September 9 – Colombia: 14,000 Colombian pesos/month, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador: US$7.99/month each
September 12 – Mexico: 99 pesos/month, Central America, Caribbean: US$7.99/month for all countries in those areas
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