As this graphic from Statista shows, Netflix has nearly doubled its subscriber base in the last two years (blue circles). This fall, the company is expanding service into four new countries — including Japan — where more than 30 million households subscribe to cable TV, according to Nomura Research. Those cable subscribers are the most likely to be converted to Netflix — they’re already used to paying for TV, and may want new programming they can’t get from their current providers.
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