The Netherlands is Netflix's next expansion market, and the timing couldn't be better.

Netflix has more than 7 million streaming subscribers outside of the United States, and the company knows what happens if it takes too long. It entered the U.K. last year to find itself battling BSkyB and Amazon.com

In this video, longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz explains why Netflix is doing the right thing in expanding aggressively overseas.


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The article Netflix Goes Dutch originally appeared on Fool.com.

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