ROSH HA'AYIN, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Partner Communications Company Ltd. ("Partner" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:PTNR)(TASE:PTNR), a leading Israeli communications operator announces today a partnership with Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment network, to make Netflix's services directly accessible through Partner’s new television service which is expected to launch in the coming weeks. Partner will be the first telecommunications company in Israel to offer the Netflix service on its set-top box, enabling a best-in-class user experience for Netflix members with a fast load time for the application and all the conveniences of a Netflix button on Partner's remote control.
Partner customers with Netflix memberships will be able to access instantly a broad selection of Netflix original and international TV series, movies and documentaries in high-definition or even Ultra HD 4K, always without any advertisement. Upcoming Netflix original films include Okja starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Tilda Swinton and Paul Dano; and Bright, starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton. Netflix original series include House of Cards, Stranger Things, Narcos and The Crown.
Maria Ferreras, Netflix Vice President of Business Development, EMEA, said: “Israeli customers have shown strong enthusiasm for Netflix content since we launched here just over a year ago. With more than 1,000 hours of new original Netflix content slated for 2017, we are delighted to work with Partner to offer a fantastic new way through which Netflix customers can seamlessly access and enjoy our service.”
Isaac Benbenisti, CEO of Partner, said: "We are proud to be selected as the first Israeli partner of Netflix, the world's leading entertainment network. This strategic collaboration will be available to our customers very soon." Liran Dan, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at Partner, added:" It's a great privilege to provide Partner's customers with the ultimate Netflix experience".
Partner and Netflix will announce additional details of the partnership later this summer.
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About Partner Communications
Partner Communications Company Ltd. ("Partner") is a leading Israeli provider of telecommunications services (cellular, fixed-line telephony and internet services). Partner’s ADSs are quoted on the NASDAQ Global Select Market™ and its shares are traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NASDAQ and TASE: PTNR).
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