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Netflix announced yesterday that its products and services are now available in Cuba.

According to the announcement, Netflix "will offer a broad range of great global entertainment to Cuban consumers as Internet access improves and credit and debit cards become more widely available ... People in Cuba with Internet connections and access to international payment methods will be able to subscribe to Netflix (NFLX) and instantly watch a curated selection of popular movies and TV shows." Among them: "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black."
KC's View:
I'm a little surprised by this - I would've thought that Cuba probably has more VHS machines per capita than most places, as opposed to DVD players and broadband connections.

I'm also just totally jazzed by the idea that Cubans now will be able to watch Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright as Frank and Claire Underwood ... it is either going to accelerate Cuba's move toward democracy, or it is going to scare the hell out of them.