Wi-Fi is not a requirement for Netflix.
While Internet is required, you can browse Netflix and watch videos over any broadband connection that meets the 0.5 megabits per second speed requirement.
Faster connections equate to better quality.
Do you need Internet for Netflix on TV?
Netflix is a streaming service so in most cases requires an internet connection to work. The only way to get Netflix content playing on a TV without an internet connection would be to have a smartphone, tablet or computer with an HDMI output connected to the TV.
Can you watch Netflix without WIFI?
According to Netflix, the answer is “No.” But, with PlayOn Plus, you can easily watch Netflix without an internet connection. You can then put that recorded Netflix show on any device (think iPad, iPhone, Android tablet, laptop) and watch that Netflix show or movie when you have no internet connection.
Does Netflix run on WIFI?
Yes it does. Netflix streams content over the internet. The wifi connection provides internet access from your router to your smart tv. So no matter on which device you stream netflix videos, it will consume data from your internet plan.