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Netflix, CBS Ink Expanded European Streaming Deal

Netflix and CBS Studios International Oct. 13 announced a license agreement giving the subscription streaming pioneer’s recent European territory launches access to select network and Showtime Networks programing, including pay-TV rights to “Penny Dreadful.” The pact, which includes rights to “Elementary,” “Dexter,” “Ray Donovan,” “Deadwood,” “Jericho” and “Under The Dome,” was announced at MIPCOM confab in Cannes, France. […] Recent Netflix European territory launches include Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Luxembourg. – Erik Gruenwedel,Home Media Magazine
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Netflix Launches its Movie and TV Streaming Service in Germany

Netflix is slowly spreading its on-demand television and movie streaming service across Europe. After reaching the shores of France, the company today entered Germany in a bid to grow its user base […] The launch was announced in a tweet, and curious customers can register a new account via netflix.de. […] As part of the tweet, Netflix said it would be arriving soon in Austria and Switzerland. The company confirmed back in May that it also plans to launch its service in Belgium and Luxembourg later this year. – Nick Summers,The Next Web 
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Netflix video streaming site makes its debut in France

Netflix’s move into the French market will be quickly followed by launches in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and Switzerland, all part of a push that has already put local operators under pressure. […] The company has had to negotiate an assortment of local rules and regulations to achieve its planned second wave of European expansion. It faced particular obstacles in France, where the film and television industry is strictly regulated and heavily subsidised. TV channels and media companies in France are required to invest in domestic content and there have been fears that Netflix.fr would lure subscribers away from Canal+, the main source of financing for French-made films. – Reuters via FRANCE 24
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