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March 10, 2017

What is Netflix?

The streaming service behind House of Cards and Orange Is The New Black.

By Ellie Burns

Netflix is a global provider of streaming films and TV shows

Netflix, which started life as a DVD-by-mail service in 1998, serves over 190 countries, Netflix claimed to have over 81 million subscribers worldwide in April 2016 – with the US alone accounting for 46 million subscribers.

Today, Netflix is most popularly known for its subscription-based film and TV show rental service, which it delivers to subscribers via Internet streaming. Netflix still retains its traditional rental-disk service which it delivers via US mail.

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