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Netflix jumps the pond, announces UK, Ireland launch

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Anthony Garreffa | Jan 9, 2012 at 7:26 pm CST (0 mins, 51 secs time to read)

Netflix is enjoyed by quite a lot of people and now it has launched in the United Kingdom and Ireland, officially. Streaming the Netflix catalog of entertainment costs just 5.99 pounds or 6.99 euros per month.

Residents can queue for a one month free trial on the website right now and when it launches, it won't just work on PCs, but a bunch of gaming consoles, Blu-ray players from LG, Samsung Smart TV, iOS and Android-based phones as well as smart TV adaptors from Philips, Western Digital and Roku.

Netflix jumps the pond, announces UK, Ireland launch | TweakTown.com

Content wise, it sources from a slew of companies such as All3Media, the BBC, CBS, Channel 4's 4oD, Disney UK & Ireland, ITV, Lionsgate UK, MGM, Miramax, Momentum Pictures, NBCUniversal, Paramount, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox and Viacom International Media Networks.

It also includes Open Graph Facebook tie-ins that are featured in the Latin America service, but held back in the US due to regulatory concerns. So, if you're based in the UK or Ireland, hit up the Netflix site, now!

Last updated: Apr 7, 2020 at 11:24 am CDT

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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