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Japan's Line takes Thai streaming content global to 19 markets

Chat app provider expands popular platform to US, India and Southeast Asia

The chat app operator's Line TV service reportedly had more than 40 million users last year.

BANGKOK -- Chat app operator Line will make its free Line TV streaming service available in 19 new markets worldwide, offering Thai content to viewers in Southeast Asian countries, South America, the U.S. and elsewhere.

The service, now available only in Thailand and Taiwan, also will expand to India, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and Russia, among other markets, the company said Tuesday, though the list does not include Line's home country of Japan.

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