Written by: Roshan Dwivedi
Argentina’s president loves Netflix so much she decided to create her own version.
President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is putting into motion plans to create a new Netflix-style online video on demand streaming platform that will feature only a catalog of Argentine movies and TV shows. The online service will be entirely financed by the government, with the aim of expanding the domestic reach of its film and TV industry.
The platform doesn’t have a name yet, but government officials have hinted it will be cheaper than Netflix, which currently cost around $8 a month. The new service will be available only in Argentina.
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