Netflix is an American company founded by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph. It is specializing in Streaming video and video on demand online. Netflix is the world’s largest video streaming company with over 69 million users as of October 2015. It offers content in partnership with major TV networks and movie studios.
India has a vast untapped potential in the online streaming space. Players like Hooq, Big Flix, Hotstar, Ogle have already launched their streaming services. With the advent of Netflix, the internet streaming television market is surely going to raise the bar for the competition.
DTH companies in India are a bit worried about Netflix arriving and eating in their market share.
How to Sign up for Netflix?
Visit https://www.netflix.com/in/from your web browser and click on sign up. You can also download the Netflix app on your Android phone. When you open the app you will be asked for signup. You can sign up from there. If you are not comfortable from signup from your mobile phone, then you can connect your smartphone with supported TV and signup through TV.
After signup process, you will get 30 days free. However, you are still required to enter your card details. After that, you can either cancel or subscribe at the current monthly rate. This is done so that if you do not wish to cancel the subscription after/during the trial period, the charges for the subscription would be deducted from the next month onward. Although, if you cancel before your free trial expires, there will be no charges applied.
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These are the subscription charges of Netflix:
There will be three plan options
1) ₹500 for 1 screen at a time and Standard definition
2) ₹650 for 2 screens at a time and High definition
3) ₹800 for 4 screens at a time and Ultra high definition
Choose your plan which you want to watch.
**Tips for Netflix Users in India:
1) You can create Different profiles.
2) You can use Netflix on Multiple devices.
3) You can use Apple’s Airplay with Netflix.
4) Use keyboard shortcuts on a computer.
5) Add features with third-party services.
6) Adjust data usage.
Is Netflix Content Censored?
During signup, you have to specify that you are above 18 and this means there is not going to be a lot of censored content, while everything will be rated. However, while creating a profile Netflix lets you identify children so that they don’t get access to any adult content.