Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Netflix Launches in More Than 130 Countries

The Wall Street Journal interviews Neil Hunt, chief product officer at Netflix Inc., who discusses Netflix’s ever-evolving algorithm for a global audience and its challenges in developing markets.  Mr. Hunt is responsible for making the service behind the buzzy shows work without hiccups, which has become more complex.
In January, Netflix launched in more than 130 countries: a host of developing markets with new cultures and languages, different states of internet infrastructure and varying levels of consumer comfort with credit-card payments.
Here are edited excerpts of the interview.

Read more:  What's New on Netflix:  A Big Push to Go Global

Netflix has been talking about expanding internationally since 2010.

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