Malta gets Netflix as TV streaming service expands to 130 countries

Netflix is available on any device that has an Internet connection, including personal computers, tablets, smartphones, Smart TVs and game consoles. 

Netflix, a hugely popular television streaming service, has expanded its operations to include over 130 countries, including Malta. 

Some 190 countries now have access to the service.

The company made the announcement - and the service went live - during a keynote by Co-founder and Chief Executive Reed Hastings at CES 2016, a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow in Las Vegas.

“Today you are witnessing the birth of a new global Internet TV network,” said Hastings.

“With this launch, consumers around the world - from Singapore to St. Petersburg, from San Francisco to Sao Paulo --will be able to enjoy TV shows and movies simultaneously - no more waiting. With the help of the Internet, we are putting power in consumers’ hands to watch whenever, wherever and on whatever device.”

Since Netflix launched its streaming service in 2007, the service has expanded globally, first to Canada, then to Latin America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan to include 60 countries.

Netflix is available on any device that has an Internet connection, including personal computers, tablets, smartphones, Smart TVs and game consoles. 

The company is also offering a month of free service to new subscribers, available through its website, netflix.com. The full list of countries with access to the service is available here.

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