Netflix is coming to Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan



SINGAPORE — Netflix is coming to four new markets in Asia in early 2016, it said. Viewers in Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan will be able to subscribe and watch TV and movies on connected devices.

Reed Hastings, Netflix chief executive, said these four markets were chosen because they have fast Internet speeds and a proliferation of devices capable of streaming Netflix, like smartphones, tablets and Internet boxes connected to TVs.

Japan was the first Asian market to get Netflix earlier this month. The American firm teamed up with Japanese carrier Softbank, which has started pre-installing the Netflix app on phones it sells. Read more…

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