Netflix Discovers Being First Global TV Network Isn’t So Easy

  • Dearth of local shows, payment systems complicate expansion
  • Company lacks worldwide rights to ‘House of Cards,’ other fare

Netflix Can't Take Over the World

Germans and Singaporeans can’t watch the latest season of “House of Cards” on Netflix. For subscribers in Japan, it’s hard to find programs in their native tongue. Indians and Filipinos can’t find much of anything to watch.

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