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Netflix: the three little-known facts about the platform that turned 25

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With more than 220 million subscribers worldwide, Netflix is ​​the largest streaming service on the market. (REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD/File Photo)

After 25 years in the market, the movie and series streaming service Netflixcompetes on an equal footing with major film production companies such as hbo max, Disney+ Y Paramount+; and others that were created by companies with billionaire owners such as AppleTV+ Y Amazon Prime Video.

However, despite the growing number of competitors and the migration of some subscribers to other services, the company created in 1997 remains the leader of the group of streaming platforms with the most subscribers worldwide.

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These are the 3 little known facts about Netflix:

The largest content library

Despite being a company founded in the United States, the Netflix catalog in that country is not the widest. In fact, the cradle of the company It is not even in the top 15 positions. of the largest catalogs of content worldwide.

With a total of 5,831 titles, including various series, movies and documentaries, the United States ranks 20th in the world's largest content catalogs according to the Statista website. (REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo)
With a total of 5,831 titles, including various series, movies and documentaries, the United States ranks 20th in the world’s largest content catalogs according to the Statista website. (REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo)
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With a total of 5,831 titles including various series, films and documentaries, the United States ranks 20th in the catalogs of contents largest in the world according to the Statista website, which collects data from various markets.

The North American country is surpassed by others in Europe such as the Netherlands (position 15), the United Kingdom (7) and Bulgaria (2).

The country with the largest content library in the world with a total of 7,436 titles is Slovakia.

The most expensive and cheapest rates of the service

The price of the Netflix service is not fixed and varies depending on the country in which the users are located.

Slovakia for example, the country with the largest catalog on the platform, charges a total of $19.99 for premium service; more than what they pay in Spain ($19.62), the UK ($18.99) and India ($10.90).

However, these figures are lower in relation to the two countries with the most expensive amount to be paid for the premium service: Switzerland, a territory in which users pay a total of $24 a month; followed by others such as Ireland, Germany and Austria, which make payments of up to 22 dollars for the service offered by Netflix.

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Turkey, with a payment of 7.49 dollars for the premium service; and Argentina, which has to pay a total of 7.87 dollars for the most expensive plan on the platform, are the countries with the cheapest Netflix subscriptions in the world. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo)
Turkey, with a payment of 7.49 dollars for the premium service; and Argentina, which has to pay a total of 7.87 dollars for the most expensive plan on the platform, are the countries with the cheapest Netflix subscriptions in the world. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo)

On the other hand, the countries with the lowest subscription price are Turkeywith a payment of $7.49 for the premium service; Y Argentina, which you have to pay a total of $7.87 for the most expensive plan on the platform. Both prices are less than a third of what Netflix charges in the country with the most expensive subscription.

Brazilone of the company’s markets in South America, is in the top 3 of the countries with the lowest subscription price with 8.65 dollars per month for consuming the content of Netflix.

Over 100 awards for original content

Netflix is ​​not only a platform that distributes content but also creates and broadcasts it exclusively on its payment application.

series like House of Cards Y Orange is the New Black were the first original productions of the company to be created to be released on the web, so that they could be eligible to compete for recognition in Hollywood, such as the Emmys, the Oscar and the Golden Globes.

Netflix has a total of 480 nominations for various awards, of which they have won 204, including 16 Oscars and 12 Golden Globes.
Netflix has a total of 480 nominations for various awards, of which they have won 204, including 16 Oscars and 12 Golden Globes.

In total since 2013, in which Netflix original productions saw the light for the first time, the company adds a total of 480 nominations to various awards of which they came to win 204, including 16 Oscars and 12 Golden Globes.

Only in 2022, with 27 Oscar nominations, has it surpassed the entire conglomerate of Disneywhich includes 20th Century Fox and Hulu (24 nominations), Warner Bros. (16), Apple Original (6) and Amazon Studios (4).

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