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Popular streaming platform Netflix launched its first real-time, program Linear Content TV Channel in France on 5 November. The Netflix channel is named ‘Direct’ and will be subscription-based. According to a Variety report, Direct will feature French, international and US feature films and web series available on the streaming platform.
The popular website reports, Variety states that the Netflix Direct TV channel will first be available in only a few French regions, but will gradually expand by the end of the year. Direct subscribers will be able to access and browse the service through a browser installed on their TV set-top box.
The TV channel will only be accessible through the service’s web browser, unlike its streaming service, which is found on set-top boxes for distribution deals with French telco groups such as Orange, Canal Plus and SFR.
Unlike the past when Netflix launched the beta feature “Shuffle Play” and made it available to thousands of international users as a test, the streaming company has launched its new feature as a beta test in only one country of the world before rolling it out for the rest.
A Netflix spokesperson commented that in France, traditional TV shows and the viewing experience are still very popular, where users sit back on their couch without stirring. In addition, he said that if someday you are not in the mood to browse or perhaps want to be surprised by something new and different, Netflix Direct is for you.
Netflix, Inc. For France, France is one of the most promising European markets, and the streaming company is investing in French projects and French content. Earlier this year, in January, Netflix opened a new office in France to operate its business more efficiently.