Netflix in India: Here’s what you need to know

New Delhi: World’s biggest Internet TV service Netflix has finally arrived in India.

The service is ideal for the people who are more interested in watching TV shows and movies online rather than on television.

Apart from India, Netflix launched its service globally, bringing its Internet TV network to more than 130 new countries around the world.

Here is everything that you need to know about it:

What is Netflix?

Netflix is an online streaming service that provides syndicated content and original TV shows on personal computers, tablets, smartphones, Smart TVs and game consoles. Members can watch original series including Marvel’s Daredevil and Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Narcos, Sense8, Grace and Frankie, and Marco Polo, as well as a catalog of licensed TV shows and movies.



Netflix is offering three plans in India: Basic (Rs 500 a month), Standard (Rs 650 a month) and Premium (Rs 800 a month).


First month is free

Netflix is giving free access for one month to all its users.

Video quality

Netflix is offering Standard Definition (SD) content on a subscription of Rs 500 per month (pm), High Definition (HD) content on a subscription of Rs 650 pm and Ultra HD content on a subscription of Rs 500 pm.


Payment options

Signing up for Netflix in India requires a credit card, even for those who want to try out the service for the first free month.


Cancel Anytime

Users can cancel their subscription anytime with just one click.


How many screens can you use it on?

Users who subscribe to the Basic plan can use their Netflix account only on one device at a time. Users who subscribe to Standard plan can use it on 2 devices simultaneously. While Premium plan allows 4 people to use the same account simultaneously.


No data limit

The best part is that users can watch as much content as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen.

News24 Bureau