Netflix is a leading streaming service used by millions of people around the world. People enjoy their favorite shows and movies on this service. Some users are even wanting ‘Offline viewing’ option on Netflix as they don’t want to miss the single show even in Wi-Fi blackspot region. Today, we are going to discuss the company viewpoint for this feature. You must read it carefully if you are willing to get offline viewing feature.
Senior research analyst at Netflix, Ted Sarandos in the latest press release has said that the company is exploring and researching out this feature and they are trying to see how it will affect the company business or whether it will take the company to the new heights or not. Though the actual dates for the launching of this service have not been revealed by him but the users can expect soon in the coming days. For more updates, you can stay tuned to Netflix support and service webpage.
Earlier in 2016, Cliff Edward director or corporate communications at Netflix had refused this proposal due to non-availability of resources and practically infeasible. After the intervention of senior officer, Looks, the company is again trying it’s hard to launch this feature as this is going to be beneficial both for the company as well as for users. There is a need to change certain policies and rules of the company. Only after this, the company can plan for offline viewing. So, the team is reviewing all the policies and rules of the company and modifying them according to the requirement.
The rival companies like Amazon, Hulu, and HBO Go are already providing this feature to the Android customers in the digital market. The companies are getting a good response from the users and they are enjoying using this feature. After seeing the keen interest in offline viewing, Netflix is also now going to come up with the same feature. They are of the view that customer satisfaction is must and to cater to the needs of users, the company can review its policy and mend it accordingly.
Amazon Prime video, the similar platform to that of Netflix is offering offline viewing on Android and iOS devices from 2015 and users are deeply attached to this strategy. They are enjoying offline videos on their device without requiring any internet connection. More details and information about the offline feature of Amazon is available on the official website.
All those subscribers who have limited or no access to the internet will be delighted to get this feature and they will pass on the same deal to their neighbors as well. We know that in far-flung areas, no entertainment source is available to kill the free time, so after getting this facility on their device, they can easily spend their free time watching favorite movies or shows on TV. There is no need to connect to the internet for watching the show in offline viewing mode. The Netflix officials that why focusing on introducing this feature in undeveloped countries first rather than introducing in countries like the US, the UK or Germany.