Netflix is available for cubans
- Submitted by: Camila
- Business and Economy
- 02 / 10 / 2015
The US company Netflix, specializing in the issuance of movies and series online, announced that starting Monday, is available in Cuba.
According to a company statement, Netflix will offer "original series, movies, documentaries, comedy and TV," which "will be available for Cuban consumers as to improve access to the internet and grow the availability of credit cards and debit ".
Netflix and have a fixed monthly cost from $ 7.99 USD. The company says that Cubans with Internet connection and access to international payment methods can subscribe.
"We are excited because we are finally offering Netflix to consumers in Cuba and have the opportunity to connect with incredible stories from around the world and we are sure will fall in love," said co-founder and CEO of Netflix, Reed Hastings.
According to Hastings, "Cuba has excellent content producers and a great artistic culture. We also hope to share the aesthetic richness of the country with our worldwide audience of over 57 million members."
"We are not working with the Cuban Government In January, the US government made it possible for American entertainment companies could do business in Cuba;. As such, are available in the country today," a spokeswoman said in a written statement .
Source: Diario de Cuba