Streaming giant Netflix on Friday 21st November announced that it will make its platform free for the 5th December to 6th December weekend in India.
Streaming giant Netflix on Friday 21st November announced that it will make its platform free for the 5th December to 6th December weekend in India which will enable people to watch all the blockbuster films, the biggest series, award-winning documentaries and reality shows for two days, starting from 12 midnight on 5th December. Netflix believes that this way non-subscribers will be able to experience the service for free and it is aimed at bringing new users to the platform. Netflix is a strong competitor against Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar and Zee5 in the OTT (over the top) market in India.
To access free Netflix, you only need to visit netflix.com/StreamFest, sign up with your name, email or phone number, and password, and start streaming. No credit or debit card or payment needed. Monika Shergill, Vice President, Content, Netflix India said anyone who signs in during StreamFest gets one stream, so, no one else can use the same login information to stream. Users logging onto StreamFest will be able to access every feature that members currently use like creating Profiles, Parental Controls, browse Netflix in Hindi, add series or films to 'My List', watch with subtitles or dubs, use Smart Downloads on mobile, and see the Top 10 list. Netflix has 195.15 million paid subscribers worldwide. Last year, Netflix had launched a mobile phone-only plan in India. This was the first time in the world that Netflix had launched a mobile only plan.