Microsoft to offer Netflix to UAE consumers

Three-month subscription to Netflix will be included with the purchase of select Microsoft products

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Microsoft to offer Netflix to UAE consumers Microsoft‘s Mohammed Arif: “This partnership is a win for the customers we serve. We have a long relationship with UAE consumers, through Windows, Office and our many device brands, such as Xbox, Surface and Lumia.” (Netflix)
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  May 16, 2016

Microsoft has announced it will offer UAE customers who purchase select Microsoft products a three-month subscription to Netflix.

For a limited time only, in a deal aimed at TV and movie fans everywhere in UAE, customers who purchase Microsoft's Xbox One gaming system with Kinect, an HP Pavilion x2, Pavilion x360 or Envy 13; Office 365 with a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter; or Office 365 with a Microsoft Media Keyboard, will receive an in-box exclusive scratch-card with a code to activate a complimentary three-month Netflix subscription.

"This partnership is a win for the customers we serve," said Mohammed Arif, Windows and Devices Group Lead at Microsoft Gulf. "We have a long relationship with UAE consumers, through Windows, Office and our many device brands, such as Xbox, Surface and Lumia. Those same consumers have now embraced the Netflix brand, demonstrating a thirst for the quality content on offer from them. By teaming up like this, we both create awareness in a crowded market and demonstrate to our customers that doing more can also mean having fun."

Netflix provides its members the ability to watch TV series and films anytime, anywhere on any device, one episode at a time or full seasons at once. Hollywood movies, top TV shows, documentaries, independent films, stand-up comedy and a wide range of kids' titles are now available to watch instantly on Netflix in the Gulf.

Netflix members can watch a wide variety of titles, including full seasons of Netflix original series never before broadcast in the region such as Narcos, Marvel's Daredevil, Marvel's Jessica Jones, Marseille, Grace and Frankie, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Marco Polo and critically acclaimed documentaries Virunga, Making a Murderer and docuseries Chef's Table as well as the some Netflix Original feature films, Beasts of No Nation, The Ridiculous 6 and Special Correspondents.

The promotion applies to new and existing customers and will run between now and until 18 June and customers have until 30 June to redeem the promotion.

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