Netflix 'gets go-ahead in UAE'

We couldn't be more excited to finally chill out with Netflix in the UAE

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It looks like Netflix will soon be available in the UAE.

The video-streaming website is currently off limits in the country meaning that TV show fans miss out on watching shows exclusive to the service, such as House of Cards and Orange is the New Black.

However it’s emerged that those living in the United Arab Emirates will be able to access website for all their binge-watching needs.

In fact the video on demand service will be an option across the Middle East by the looks of it, with their thousands of TV programmes and movies getting the go-ahead in the region.

According it will be rolled out by the end of next year, however Netflix has not officially confirmed this.

The company’s Joris Evers reportedly wrote in an email to IGN ME that they “plan to complete our global expansion by the end of 2016. Of course the Middle East is part of that”.

Job listings for the region have recently been spotted on Netflix’s website and Evers added that their hiring objectives are a reflection of their intention to start servicing the UAE.

Positions they have advertised include marketing planning and analysis manager, senior manager, marketing insights, and a social media manager.

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