It’s the news we’ve all been waiting for; Netflix will finally be hitting Australian shores on 24 March 2015 and we’re putting our customers in the best position to enjoy everything Netflix has to offer!
Our CEO David Buckingham believes the introduction of Netflix to the Australian market will be a game changer. “We couldn’t be happier about Netflix launching locally and we want to encourage our customers to make the most of the high quality content that’s available on the service. Netflix opens up a whole world of entertainment for Australians and we want to make sure it’s easily accessible to as many people as possible.”
As we count down to the launch, let’s take a look at some frequently asked questions about Netflix coming to Australia.
What is Netflix?
Netflix is the world’s leading Internet subscription service for enjoying TV shows and movies – the selection is always growing and there’s even a special section just for kids.
With over 57 million members in nearly 50 countries, Netflix members can instantly stream their favourite TV shows and movies right to their computer, TV, tablet or smartphone.
Even better – there are no commercials.
It’s fast. It’s easy. It’s a better way to watch.
What can I watch on Netflix?
Quite simply, Netflix’s catalogue of content will knock your socks off.
Award winning TV series, documentaries, kids programming, movie blockbusters and much more will be available right at your fingertips.
More information about Netflix Australia’s content line up will be available on 24 March.
How does Netflix work?
In the meanwhile, check out the video below to learn more about streaming Netflix.
How can I get Netflix in Australia?
Netflix is offering the basic standard definition service at $8.99. The two-stream high-definition plan costs $11.99 and the four-stream 4K ultra-definition plan for $14.99.
There’s also the obligatory free, one-month trial for all new members signing up.
iiNet customers can enjoy Netflix content quota-free!
If you’re an iiNet customer with an eligible plan* who has joined Netflix as an Australian member, you’ll be able to enjoy Netflix^ to your heart’s content without worrying about your monthly broadband quota. (Quota-free Netflix is available on an iiNet fixed line broadband or NBN Fibre plan*.)
I’m not an iiNet customer. How do I enjoy Netflix quota-free?
Simple. Become an iiNet customer today!
I’m an iiNet customer with iiNet TV with Fetch. How do I access Netflix Australia?
Are you excited about Netflix arriving in Australia? What TV shows are you looking forward to watching? Let us know in the comments below.
^Australian service only. Netflix streaming membership, internet, and Netflix compatible device required. See netflix.com/TermsOfUse.
*Excludes all Satellite, NBN Fixed Wireless, Mobile Voice & Mobile Broadband.
+Netflix app is only available via the iiNet TV with Fetch generation 2 set-top box.