Netflix has officially become a global streaming service.
During the keynote presentation for the company at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas today, CEO Reed Hastings announced that the service has gone live in 130 new countries, including South Korea, India, Russia and Antarctica. China is one of the biggest holdouts yet, and Netflix said in a press release that it "continues to explore options for providing the service" there.
The company also confirmed that the service would not be headed to Syria, Crimea or North Korea "due to U.S. Government restrictions on American companies."
Hastings told the CES crowd that the biggest question he received over and over again was when Netflix was going to come to particular regions, and confirmed that the service could now be considered global.
"With the help of the Internet, we are putting power in consumers' hands to watch wherever, whenever and on whatever device," Hastings said in a press statement.
Netflix also announced that it has added Arabic, Korean, and Simplified and Traditional Chinese to its library of languages.