Netflix expands into the Netherlands

Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) introduced its service in the Netherlands Wednesday, checking another country off its list of international expansion plans.

"The Dutch have incredible broadband, but until today have not been able to take full advantage of their fast connections," Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said in a press release. Beyond Netflix's typical lineup of original and licensed programming available in the United States, its Dutch service includes some local TV shows and movies and it plans to add more programming to the service soon, it said.

The service costs about $11 a month. 

Adding the Netherlands exposes Netflix to another 10 million potential customers, Morgan Stanley analyst Scott Devitt recently noted, according to Variety.

For more:
- read the press release
Variety had this report
GigaOM had this report

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