Netflix announced yesterday that it's streaming service was now available in Brazil bringing the streaming content the provider offers to South America for the first time. The last year has been a big one for Netflix, which was only in the US to start. The company has rolled out internationally in a big way and is continuing to do so.
The new Portuguese-language version of Netflix is in Brazil right now for BR$14.99 monthly. This week the Spanish language version or Netflix will hit Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay with the price in Argentina at 39 pesos and Uruguay and Paraguay will cost $7.99 monthly. On September 8, Chile will get Netflix at 3790 pesos monthly with Bolivia getting it for $7.99 USD monthly. Later in the week, the service will hit the Andean region and Columbia as well as Venezuela, Peru, and Ecuador.
Next week the service will land in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Western Digital has also announced that its WD TV Live Media Player now supports Netflix in Brazil allowing the user to access the streaming content and more. The price for the device in Brazil is R$499.