Netflix Releases Windows Phone 7 App, Canadian Xbox Streaming

This Monday an announcement was made by Netflix regarding streaming content where the Canadian users can access the content now through Xbox 360 while the subscribers in the United States can stream content via the devices running on Windows Phone7.

The subscribers staying in Canada, who have a membership in Netflix along with a Gold Subscription to X- box Live and a broadband connection to Internet, can have access to the library known as “Watch Instantly” from Netflix through this Xbox 360 from Microsoft.

As per the content in one of the Blog posts by Netflix, all the members of Netflix can have a facility to browse movies and TV shows from this X box 360, which makes viewing movies and shows even more easily.

In between, the subscribers from United States and the Canada can have the ability of streaming the content from Netflix on their own devices running Windows phone7. Recently an application was even launched in Market place film and Video store, which is available for free of cost. On 8th of this November, the debut of Windows Phone7 will take place in the United States in the form of Samsung Focus.

With streaming-only option, Netflix has arrived at the end of September, in Canada with a price of 7.99 USD per month. As per a request while recent earnings, the chief executive of Netflix, Mr. Reed Hastings  that the company is also thinking of the stream-only option for subscribers of the United States, mostly at the end of this year.

The owners of Xbox 360, in the United States, had this opportunity of streaming content from Netflix, long back from fall 2008. From then, streaming of content from Netflix has extended even to Nintendo Wii, Sony Play station and also the iOS devices along with Apple TV.

As per a post in the blog post of Microsoft, the dashboard update of fall is rolled out by Microsoft, for the users of Xbox 360, where the Netflix search is also included.  Netflix also said that the users can experience a smooth and sleek search function where the search of TV shows and movies, that the user wishes to watch, can be found more easily via Netflix.

On the whole, the launch of Netflix on Xbox 360 and on devices running Windows Phone7 is most awaited, especially by the users of Netflix in the Canada and TH United States.

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