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Going Global: Netflix Launches in 130 Countries - But Not China

Netflix is taking over the world. On Wednesday, the streaming video company announced it had gone live in 130 additional countries.

"While you have been listening to me talk, the Netflix service has gone live in nearly every country in the world but China, where we hope to be available soon," Reed Hastings, the company co-founder and CEO, said at a presentation at the CES 2016 in Las Vegas.

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Netflix also previewed several new shows, including "The Crown," a period drama about Queen Elizabeth starring Matt Smith of "Doctor Who" fame, and "The Get Down," Baz Luhrmann's series about New York City in the 1970s. Overall in 2016, Netflix plans to release 31 new and returning original shows, as well as two dozen films.

A few of the countries where Netflix went live on Wednesday: India, Russia, Vietnam and Nigeria. Netflix also announced that it was now available in Arabic, Korean and 19 other languages, adding to the 17 it had already been translated into.

In India, the world's second most populous country, the service will start a 500 rupees ($7.50) per month, according to Reuters.