Netflix debuts in the Philippines with one-month free trial

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Aside from its vast film and TV library, Netflix is also known for its original series.

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Filipinos can now chill and binge-watch their favorite shows and movies on Netflix, as the streaming video-on-demand service has expanded to 130 new countries, including the Philippines.

"You are witnessing the birth of a global TV network," Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced the news at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) on Wednesday (January 7).

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Netflix revealed the competitive pricing of its subscriptions in the Philippines.

Users can choose from three price options: P370 for basic services, P460 for standard, and P550 for the premium service.

All services will give users unlimited access to hundreds of movies and TV shows on Netflix and can be watched on smartphones, tablets, laptops, Smart TVs, and gaming consoles.

The basic service can be watched on one device at a time, and can only be viewed on standard definition.

The standard service, worth P460, allows for HD (High Definition) viewing and two devices can stream at the same time.

The premium service offers both HD and Ultra HD viewing and can be viewed by as much as four devices at the same time.

If you want to try it out first without committing to paying its fee, Netflix is offering a one-month free subscription, which can be availed until February 6.

What makes Netflix special?

Aside from its vast film and TV library, Netflix is also known for its original series.

Some of the Netflix produced award-winning TV series are political drama House of Cards, which stars Kevin Spacey and Orange is the New Black, a comedy-drama series that is set in a women's federal prison.

Other original series worth looking into are Marvel's Jessica Jones, Aziz Ansari's Master of None, and crime-drama show Narcos.

For 2016, the company plans to release 31 new and returning original series, two dozen original feature films and documentaries, and a wide range of stand-up comedy specials.

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