More Europeans will soon have access to the world's largest subscription streaming video service. That's right, Netflix is expanding again. "Moving on up. This is like next level crazy." Netflix has already moved into Canada, South America, the U.K. and the Netherlands. This latest expansion will add Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg. However, not everyone is happy about this. In France, there has been a lot of public concern about the the product. Full transcript >>
As a fan of TV series such as Breaking Bad and Homeland, I signed up for Netflix on Monday (the first month is free). The good news is that all the English and American films and series are available in English as well as French. Not all of them have English subtitles, but a fair number do, so Netflix is a great resource for learners who want to improve their English by streaming content in VO to their various devices (phone, computer, tablet). There's also an iPad app you can use with Apple TV to watch stuff on your television.