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Netflix is launching in Cuba today

Netflix is launching in Cuba today

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Last month, Netflix offered another reminder that the company is very serious about international growth and said a global rollout should be complete within two years. It's coming to Japan, but before that happens, today the streaming service has arrived in Cuba. Netflix, which already offers service elsewhere in Latin America, tweeted out a confirmation of the news this morning.

Netflix plans to offer many of its most popular original shows in Cuba; House of Cards and Orange is the New Black will be among the content available to the country's internet users. Marco Polo, Netflix documentaries, and kids-oriented programming like All Hail King Julien and The Adventures of Puss in Boots will also be part of the selection. And of course, Cuba will also gain access to a "wide range of films, series, and kids programming," though the exact catalog will almost certainly differ compared to what you'd find in the United States or other global markets. To subscribe, Cuban residents must have access to international payment methods like debit or credit cards. Plans start at $7.99.