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Netflix's expansion move attracts some 'most unlikely' customers

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 05:50
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Mr Hastings says people on Reunion Island - a small French-governed island off the coast of Madagascar - were some of the first to sign up as new subscribers of Netflix.

Munich

JUST hours after Reed Hastings announced this month that Netflix, the video-streaming service he co-founded, would become available in 190 countries, he got an unexpected surprise.

Along with new customers in large markets such as India and Russia, Mr Hastings said, people