Vodafone first to offer Netflix on a TV service in SpainTuesday, September 1st, 2015
- Vodafone customers will be able to watch Netflix on their TV through Vodafone TV
- Partnership with Netflix to make wide variety of entertainment, including exclusive series, films and documentaries, easily available through Vodafone TV
MADRID — Vodafone Spain today announced an agreement that will bring Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, onto a Spanish TV platform for the first time.
Using the Netflix app, Vodafone TV homes will be able to watch a broad variety of series, films documentaries and kids titles through their set–top box. Netflix will be available through Vodafone TV when Netflix launches in Spain in October.
The Netflix offering will include exclusive original series such as Narcos, Marvels Daredevil, Sense8, Bloodline, Grace and Frankie, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Marco Polo and critically acclaimed documentaries Virunga, Mission Blue and docuseries Chef’s Table as well as various stand–up comedy specials. Additionally, younger viewers will find a wide selection of programming for kids.
Viewers will continuously be offered new titles and can look forward to the first Netflix Original feature films, with announced titles including Beasts of No Nation, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon The Green Legend, Jadotville and The Ridiculous 6. Netflix is fully localized, offering a choice of subtitles and dubbing.
Netflix will be available on Vodafone TV through an app on the decoder. Viewers will also be able to find titles using the search engine or recommendations section of the Vodafone service, two of the features customers use most. Vodafone customers will be able to enjoy Netflix in high quality thanks to a collaboration between the companies on Vodafone’s ultra high–speed fixed and mobile broadband networks.
Vodafone TV customers will be able to enjoy the Netflix service without having to update their set–top–boxes. Netflix will also be available on smartphones and tablets, the Netflix app for those devices will be available in the app stores.