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Netflix Expands to 190 Countries

The Internet service called Netflix, which (1)______________ programming online, is expanding worldwide.
The company is now (2)_________________ in 190 countries around the world. As of January 6, Netflix service (3)___________________ 130 more countries, up from the 60 it already serves.
The Chief Executive Officer of Netflix, Reed Hastings, made (4)__________________ at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“Right now, you are (5)______________________ a global TV network,” he said at the event. “Whether you are in Sydney or St. Petersburg, Singapore or Seoul, Santiago or Saskatoon, you now (6)___________________ the Internet TV revolution.”

A Netflix statement said, “(7)_____________________ around the world. New markets will be priced starting at $7.99 per month or the local (8)_________________.”
A (9)______________ for one month is offered in the countries where the service is available.
Some of the countries where Netflix will not (10)______________ include China, North Korea and Syria.
Not (11)______________ available on Netflix will be offered in all countries. But some Netflix original shows can be (12)_______________ in all 190 countries. They include productions such as Marvel’s Daredevil and Marvel’s Jessica Jones,Narcos, Sense8, Grace and Frankie, and Marco Polo.
Until recently, Netflix supported (13)______________ in 17 different languages in addition to English. The company now has added three more languages.They are (14)__________________, and Simplified and Traditional Chinese. Not all shows are available in all languages. For now, some are only available in English.
Reed Hastings noted that, “From today (15)_________, we will listen and we will learn, (16)___________________ more languages, more content and more ways for people to (17)_____________ with Netflix. We’re looking forward to (18)_______________ from all over the world to people all over the world.”
I’m Kathleen Struck.
Are you a fan of streaming media? Are you excited that Netflix is addingmore countries to its streaming media service? Has Netflix come to yourcountry yet? Share your thoughts in the Comments section below or on ourFacebook page.
Carolyn Nicander Mohr wrote this story for Learning English. George Growwas the editor.

Words in This Story

streaming – adj. sending content over the Internet for viewing or downloadby users
global adj. the world, international
currency – n. money
peninsula – n. a piece of land almost surrounded by water
content – n. something contained, the substance of something
gradually – adv. slowly

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