Netflix's long-awaited European debut may have been scheduled for January 2012, if claims from Spain are to be believed. According to a variety of local papers, that's when Netflix will launch in Spain, offering Spaniards around 3500 movies and TV shows to stream. The claim apparently comes from Pedro Perez, president of the …
"Given the linguistic connection between these areas and Spain - Portugal too - an initial European foray into these two countries"
What as shame there is no linguistic connection between the USA & Canada on side of the pond and the UK & Ireland on the other.
Aren't North Americans and residents of the British Isles just "two peoples separated by a common language"?
...it will make a change from some of the utter shit that passes for content on the majority of Spanish channels.
RE: linguistic connection?
That reminds me of:
Why is this article in Reg *Hardware*?
Also, would have been nice if this was on the main Register website so it could be rated.
A lot of people have been waiting for a long time to hear anything about Netflix or Netflix-like services coming to Europe. It deserves as much exposure as possible.
Does Lovefilm not count? Its not as good i am sure but I was using it last month. Only canceled as I seem to have watched all the films on the service that weren't awful.
Lovefilm isn't available in Spain, so no.
that in comparison to the US version it will be total cack
We don't want this.
More money for U.S. America, the country that in its short existence has alienated many of the countries of the world and left us skint.
Why do I need a title to reply to a post?
Presumably, the down vote was from one of our US cousins? Difficult to disagree with what you say, Mr Boethius.
Re : Boethius
Double you, tee, eff?
Netflix type service is the way forward, and if they can do a good service in the UK for £20 or so a month then I'm sure there will be lots of happy customers. Hopefully Spain is just another step closer.
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