Neftlix Launches in Canada

Posted on September 22, 2010

Netflix, Inc. has finally launched in Canada. The service allows Canadians to watch unlimited movies and TV episodes streamed from Netflix to TVs and computers for $7.99 a month. The Canadian introduction marks the first availability of the Netflix service outside the United States. The website for the new service is Netflix is offering a free, one-month trial.

"With our launch today in Canada, Netflix is focused on adding meaningfully to the entertainment choices available to Canadian consumers," said the company's co-founder and CEO, Reed Hastings, who was in Toronto for the inauguration of the service. "Convenience, selection and value are at the heart of the Netflix service, and it is our hope that this resonates with Canadians."