netflix shutdown: backing up netflix after a brief streaming outage

Netflix Inc streaming Services have been restored after a brief outage on all devices, the company said Wednesday evening.

At its peak, there were over 1,300 cases of people reporting problems with Netflix, according to the crash-tracking website. down detectorwhich collates status reports from a number of sources in the United States.

According to Downdetector, the outage lasted more than an hour.

Netflix has almost 221 million paying subscribers worldwide and remains the dominant streaming service worldwide.