Netflix applies for Turkish online broadcasting license: TV watchdog

FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The head of Turkey’s television watchdog said on Tuesday that online streaming service Netflix (NFLX.O) has applied for a license under the country’s new online broadcasting guidelines.

Ebubekir Sahin also said on Twitter that more than 600 online broadcasting services, including local streaming platforms Puhu TV and Blu TV had also applied for the license.

Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Ezgi Erkoyun; Writing by Ali Kucukgocmen; Editing by Jonathan Spicer


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