NEW DELHI: Streaming big Netflix on Friday (Nov 21) introduced to make its platform free for the December 5-6 weekend in India.
Anybody in India can watch all of the blockbuster movies, the largest collection, award-winning documentaries and actuality reveals for 2 days, ranging from 12 midnight on December 5.
The firm believes that the transfer will permit non-subscribers to expertise the service without spending a dime. The transfer is aimed toward bringing new customers to the platform that competes towards gamers like Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar and Zee5 within the burgeoning OTT (excessive) market in India.
To entry it, go to netflix.com/StreamFest, enroll together with your identify, e-mail or telephone quantity, and password, and begin streaming — no credit score or debit card or fee wanted.
“Anybody who indicators in throughout StreamFest will get one stream in normal definition — so, nobody else can use the identical login info to stream,” stated -Monika Shergill, Vice President, Content material, Netflix India.
Customers logging onto StreamFest will have the ability to entry each function that members at present use like creating Profiles (together with Youngsters’ Profiles), set Parental Controls, browse Netflix in Hindi, add collection or movies to ‘My Listing’, watch with subtitles or dubs, use Sensible Downloads on cell, and see the High 10 checklist, Shergill defined.
She added that this has been executed “as a result of we wish followers eager to attempt Netflix to expertise it precisely the best way our members do”.
Netflix has 195.15 million paid subscribers worldwide as of the third quarter of 2020. The corporate doesn’t share country-specific person numbers.
Final yr, Netflix had piloted after which launched a cell phone-only plan in India — a primary for the corporate globally.