Netflix streaming TV now in 190 countries

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Las Vegas (AFP)

Netflix's streaming TV service is now operating in 190 countries, with the addition of 130 new markets, the company announced Wednesday.

"Today you are witnessing the birth of a new global Internet TV network," said co-founder and chief executive Reed Hastings at the Consumer Electronics Show.

"With this launch, consumers around the world -- from Singapore to St. Petersburg, from San Francisco to Sao Paulo -- will be able to enjoy TV shows and movies simultaneously -- no more waiting."