Netflix wants a third Dutch households as subscribers




If it Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is, a third of the Dutch households in five to ten years a Netflix subscription. He says in an interview with Tweakers. “We can get things done if the offer is good enough,” said Hastings.

Hastings, who was in the Netherlands for the introduction of Netflix, will not say how many subscribers he hopes the Dutch branch of the video streaming service in the first year touts. “In the first year we focused on our reputation,” said the CEO. “We want our users are satisfied that the streaming works well and the image has a high resolution, customer service is good and the payments are properly followed,” said Hastings, who in 1997 was one of the founders of the video streaming service.

However, the Netflix CEO hopes that eventually the service as successful as in the United States. “In the United States, one in three households a Netflix subscription,” says Hastings. “We were about five to ten years also want to achieve. Such a success in the Netherlands” According to Hastings manage the service if the offer is good enough, the service works well and the price is low.

About the offer is already complained, for example on social media: according to some of the users are too few movies and series on Netflix. Hastings: “We are continuously expanding There’s more content on Netflix then you can watch in your life, but we add more and more as we expand into a new country, we start with a small range and make it better.. and better. ”

Hastings says Netflix for rolling out Netherlands has chosen for the infrastructure and the fact that all Dutch watch many online video. He does not think Netflix usenet and bittorrent can replace. , “We’re not trying” he says. According to him, Netlfix downloaders however tempting, because a lot would be streaming than downloading via bittorrent or usenet user-friendly.


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