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Netflix Internet streaming media to hit 200 countries by 2016

Netflix Inc has announced it would launch its movies and TV streaming service in South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan by early 2016

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Netflix is the world's leading internet subscription service for enjoying movies and TV shows.

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Netflix Inc has announced it would launch its movies and TV streaming service in South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan by early 2016 but that’s just the tip of the iceberg for the company's global expansion plans.

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Netflix plans invasion of China in 2016

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The highly publicized US-based streaming pioneer's major goal is to reach nearly 200 countries by the end of next year  - including China - which the company claims it was "continuing to explore options.".

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Netflix has also made it clear that they will be available at launch on smart TVs, tablets, smartphones, computers and a range of Internet-capable game consoles and set-top boxes as well.

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At the start of September,  Netflix started its service in Japan, the first Asian country to welcome the maker of 'House of Cards' and 'Orange is the New Black'.

'OITNB' hit Netflix early June and the entire new season of the widely watched TV series was released six hours earlier than scheduled.

But the company adds that details on pricing, programs and supported devices will be known at a later date,

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