Netflix launches services in Cuba as country's relations with US improve

  • Netflix, the internet movie and television streaming service provider, has launched its operations in Cuba as the country's relations with the US get better.

    According to Netflix, content such as 'House of Cards' would be available to Cubans who have international payment cards.

    In January, the Obama administration took steps to ease sanctions against Cuba, which were in place since the 1960s.

    On January 15, the US announced new rules to ease long-running sanctions against Cuba. US credit card companies American Express and Master Card are likely to set up operations in Cuba soon.

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