Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service, announced today that from 19 October 2018, Indonesian members can enjoy a fully localized Bahasa Indonesia user interface complete with Bahasa Indonesia subtitles.
Indonesian members can now easily change their user interface setting to Bahasa Indonesia and start enjoying a selection of popular Indonesian content along with globally popular Netflix original series, anime, documentaries, stand-up comedy performances, kids content and Korean content streamed in high-quality and ad-free with Bahasa Indonesia subtitles.
Netflix has also announced its partnership on video data plan package with local operators in Indonesia including XL Axiata, Bolt, Hutchison 3 Indonesia and Smartfren.
Jessica Lee, Vice President Corporate Communications Asia stated, “By engaging with consumers in their preferred language, Netflix becomes more accessible and relevant to consumers. We are delighted that now our Indonesian members will also experience the Netflix service in their local language.”
Apart from a fully localized user interface and subtitles, members will also have access to more Indonesian content on the service, including popular films such as Laskar Pelangi, Merantau, Ada Apa Dengan Cinta 2, Galih dan Ratna and Filosofi Kopi. Having Bahasa Indonesia subtitles for popular Netflix originals such as To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Stranger Things, 13 Reasons Why, Insatiable and latest Korean content including Mr Sunshine and YG Future Strategy Office will increase Indonesia consumers’ enjoyment of discovering content from all over the world.
“When our members in Indonesia come to our service we want to delight and excite them with the depth and breadth of content choices from which they can easily discover through the Netflix experience,” added Lee.
Adding to the excitement is the launch of the Indonesian original movie called The Night Comes for Us. This movie is directed by Timo Tjahjanto and stars Joe Taslim, Iko Uwais, Julie Estelle and Dian Sastrowardoyo. The movie, having previously received highly positive reviews at the Fantastic Festival 2018 in the U.S, will be exclusively available on Netflix in Indonesia and globally on 19 October.