expanded its support for the Android mobile operating system with the release
of a new Netflix app for Android.
new app adds support for tablets running Android 3.x and lets Netflix members
in Canada and Latin
America instantly watch TV episodes and movies streaming from Netflix on
their Android-powered smartphones and tablets.
are excited to now offer the Netflix service on tablets running Android 3.x and
are thrilled to offer our members in Canada and Latin America another way to enjoy TV episodes and
movies streaming from Netflix,” said Greg Peters,
vice president of product development at Netflix.
new Netflix App for Android adds Android 3.x-powered tablets to the list of
Android devices supported by Netflix in the U.S. and significantly increases
the devices supported by Netflix in Canada and Latin America. Netflix members can access the service
on their Android devices by installing version 1.5 of the Netflix App,
available as a free download in the Android Market.
smartphones are rapidly gaining in popularity. Analyst firm Gartner Inc.
expects Android will account for 49 percent of the smartphone market by 2012.
Android-powered tablets are an emerging, but rapidly growing category.
Netflix members can
instantly watch unlimited TV episodes and movies streaming over the Internet to
many devices including PCs, Macs, Internet-connected TVs, game consoles,
Blu-ray disc players and mobile devices. In all, more than 700 devices that
stream from Netflix are available in the U.S. and a growing number are
available in Canada and Latin
offers convenience and value with a broad range of Hollywood,
international and local movies and TV series to choose from. Netflix has
revolutionized entertainment by giving people a choice to enjoy what they want
to watch, when they want to watch it for a low monthly price over the a
wide-range of Internet-connected devices.
By Telecomlead.com Team