A look at Netflix's international expansion

(AP) - Netflix Inc. got its start renting DVDs through the mail in the U.S. during the late 1990s and added Internet video streaming in 2007. It has been expanding globally with a streaming-only service. Here's a look at its international expansion so far.

_ Sept. 22, 2010: Service in Canada begins, first outside the U.S.

_ Sept. 5, 2011. Service in Latin America begins.

_ Jan. 9, 2012: Expands to the United Kingdom and Ireland.

_ Oct. 15, 2012: Netflix arrives in Sweden, followed by Denmark, Norway and Finland later that week.

__ June 2013: Netflix says it will expand to the Netherlands in late 2013.


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