Netflix has localised its service in Israel, introducing local language versioning and billing in local currency, as will as offering Israeli TV shows.Netflix Israel will now be available at ILS29.90 (€7.18) a month. The service is also available via Partner TV, the TV service recently launched by mobile operator Partner Communications.According to Netflix, over 75% of its content in Israel is dubbed or subtitled in Hebrew. Israeli shows on the service include Fauda, Bnei Aruba (Hostages) and Srugim (Devout).Partner Communications has signed a deal with the subscription video-on-demand outfit to make its service available via Partner TV set-tops with a dedicated button on the service’s remote control.Partner plans to run a consumer promotion later this year and will allow its customers to sign up for Netflix via their Partner TV bill.In addition to Partner’s boxes, Netflix is available in Israel via Blu-ray palyers, PCs, game consoles, home theatre systems, smart TVs, Apple TV, and iOS and Android phones and tablets.“We are delighted to offer a more local Netflix experience in Hebrew where members can enjoy a variety of TV shows and movies – everything from globally popular Netflix original series to anime, kids content to stand-up comedies,” said Jonathan Friedland, chief communication officer at Netflix.“Israel knows great entertainment and now it’s even easier to watch the world’s favourite shows on Netflix anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected device and at the same time as the rest of the world, with all episodes available to watch at once.”
UK-headquartered Ginx Esports TV has launched on Swisscom in Switzerland, offering coverage of eSports tournaments, news, lifestyle programmes and documentaries.“We’re very excited to bring Ginx Esports TV to Switzerland for the first time,” said Iza Piotrowska, director of affiliate sales for Ginx TV. “We look forward to be working with Swisscom to establish Ginx Esports TV as the eSports destination in the market.”Swisscom’s head of offers and marketing, Michel Siegenthaler, said: “We’re delighted to have Ginx Esports TV on board as an eSport channel that provides regular, up-to-date reporting on the most important sports news as well as interesting insights behind the scenes of the gaming world.”Ginx Esports TV is available in more than 40 countries including the UK, France, Italy, South Africa and Canada via a partnership with Super Channel.The news comes after Ginx Esports TV said last week that it is due to pull its channel from the Virgin Media platform in the UK over a row about picture quality and contract terms.
ShareTweet Harry’s Restaurant in Bridgend has been named the Irish Times restaurant of the Year for 2014.The restaurant beat off stiff competition from eating houses across the country to win the award.This is what food critic Catherine Cleary said about the famous Inishowen eaterie. “It was a tussle between two excellent contenders but the title for 2014 goes to Harry’s Restaurant on the Inishowen Peninsula in Donegal for what they’re doing with food and where they’re doing it. The Wild Atlantic Way has a wildly good restaurant in this partnership between chef Derek Creagh and owner Donal Doherty. They serve just-landed fish from local boats alongside just-picked vegetables from one of their three gardens. Irish restaurant dining doesn’t get better than this and they’re selling it a prices that are jaw-droppingly low.”HARRY’S OF BRIDGEND NAMED IRISH RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR was last modified: January 3rd, 2015 by John2John2 Tags: bridgendHARRY’S RESTAURANTrestaurant of the year
DETECTIVES have arrested a man over a paramilitary-style shooting in Creggan last night, Friday, February 8.The 42-year-old was arrested in the city this morning under section 41 of the Terrorism Act.He has been taken to the serious crime custody suite at Musgrave PSNI station in Belfast for questioning. ShareTweet CENTRAL DRIVECRegganDI MICHAEL WINTERSMan arrested over ‘sickening’ paramilitary shooting in DerryPolicePSNI The victim was taken to hospital where police say he has been left with potentially life-changing injuries.It is the third paramilitary shooting in recent weeks and police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.Detective Inspector Michael Winters said: “A 35 year old man was admitted to hospital with a gunshot wound to his lower leg after he was reported to have been shot shortly after 6 pm to the rear of shops in the area of Central Drive. “It was reported that three masked men were involved in what was a vicious and sickening attack which has left this man with a serious and potentially life changing injury. “There is absolutely no justification for this attack we must all work together to bring those responsible to justice and to stop this from happening to anyone else. “The people behind this attack should be seen for what they are, hypocritical thugs trying to exert coercive control over communities by creating a climate of fear.“If you saw anything or know anything about this incident which could assist us with our investigation I would ask that you contact detectives in Strand Road on 101 quoting reference 1110 08/02/19. “Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”Man arrested over ‘sickening’ paramilitary shooting in Derry was last modified: February 10th, 2019 by John2John2 Tags: