Netflix: "We are Proud to Bring the Future of Television to Austria"

CompaniesTelecoms ♦ Published: September 17, 2014; 18:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

Netflix, the American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media followed up its launches in France and Germany by adding Austria to the list of countries in which its streaming services is available. The comapny intends to capture a third of the market share. The company was established in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California. It started its subscription-based digital distribution service in 1999. By 2009, Netflix was offering a collection of 100,000 titles on DVD and had surpassed 10 million subscribers. By July 2014 Netflix has subscribers in over 40 countries.

CEO Hastings: "We are Proud to Bring the Future of Television to Austria" / Picture: © Wikipedia / Magnus Manske

CEO Reed Hastings said: “We are proud to bring the future of television to Austria. Austrian consumers now have instant access to a great selection of shows and movies anytime, anywhere.”

Hastings also said, that he aims to capture 30% of the household market in Austria.

Netflix's move means that Austrian consumers will have access to Netflix originals, as well…