'Okja' Helps Netflix's Popularity in South Korea

Wochit Headline News - July 17, 2017

On Monday, streaming service Netflix reportedly added about 2 million more subscribers than expected for its second quarter earnings, with around four-fifths of them coming from international territories.

In a statement, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos credited the release of the movie “Okja,” which hit the platform at the end of the quarter, in playing a significant role in the service's growth in South Korea.

Sarandos added Monday, "For most people, they learned about Netflix for the first time when ‘Okja’ was coming out in Korea.”.

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