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Netflix to ramp up original content in Asia

Co-CEO says US streaming giant's expansion is only beginning

Netflix is focusing on Japan, South Korea and India -- "the big markets" -- as it builds its subscriber base in Asia, co-founder and co-CEO Reed Hastings said.

TOKYO/PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Netflix will ramp up its original content offerings in Japan and other parts of Asia to boost its subscriber base, co-founder and co-CEO Reed Hastings said, in what would likely add significant pressure to the region's local streaming services and broadcasters.

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