Does Netflix have any plans to start their most popualr streaming services in India? As Netflix has previously said about its idea to enter Singapore and Hong Kong and two other Asian nations in early 2016, will announce its arrival of on-demand streaming services in India at the trade show CES 2016, scheduled to begin next week. Content, India is made up of numerous cultures within itself, and the taste is different across the region.
For India, Netflix – the US-based company has partnered with an unnamed Indian telecom operator to leverage the letter’s 4G networks. Think Airtel, only telecom operator with a substantial LTE footprint in the country that’s available to the public and even that is thrown in select regions only. Reliance Jio, another 4G service was announced last week and rolled it out for its employees, currently. Vodafone, also rolled out 4G services in India last month starting from Kochi. So these three telecom operators could be contenders for the Netflix partnership.
Netflix had over 69 million subscribers and the service not only offers content streaming in partnership with major TV networks and movie studios, but also produces a number of original TV shows and has exclusive rights to air some content. The list of the best movies on Netflix: highly-rated, little-known film recommendations and Netflix suggestions are also made live. Orange is the New Black, House of Cards, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, and Daredevil are some of such shows.
Price: Neflix actually features both movies and TV shows and the whole offering of services to users costs $8.99 (INR 600 approx.) per month. Though it is not officially available in India, many in the country use third-party tools to get around goe restrictions and use the streaming service. Once launched, Netflix subscriptions in India could be offerewd to users at a cheaper tariff rate to better compete with the rivals. Save yourself from hours of seraching through Neflix’s massive library with an up-to-date list of favorite movies that you can stream right away.
Competitors or else rivals in Singapore already there sitting on top of the channel. On-demand video provider Hooq offers its service at Rs. 199 per month. Most content on YouTube is free. Eros Now and Spuul also offer their services at aggressive price-tags. In India, watching content from Internet-powered services such as YouTube and other streaming services made pretty comfortable to users with the penetration of 3G and broadband connection, and Netflix’s official entry in the nation could give the entire on-deamnd movie streaming market a big push.
Netflix could bring popular Indian shows like Buniyaad, Nukkad and Malgudi Days along with the line of international TV shows. The Netflix movie services may be available on iOS and Android apps. Now that it is very interesting to see on what and how Netflix has to offer for viewers in India. Stay tuned!
According to this Source: Netflix is all set to launch its services in India.