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Netflix to bring streaming service to Canada

California-based entertainment subscription service Netflix has announced that it will offer movies and TV episodes for streaming to Canadian customers in the fall.
July 19, 2010

California-based entertainment subscription service Netflix has announced that it will offer movies and TV episodes for streaming to Canadian customers in the fall. For a monthly fee, Canadian Netflix members will be able to stream movies and TV episodes to view on TV or via computer. The service will only be available in English initially, but there are plans for a French-language version as well. This is the first international roll-out for Netflix. The company also made the news earlier this month with its announcement of a deal struck with Relativity Media that will see the service exclusively stream first-run films from Relativity during what’s ordinarily the pay TV window that follows a film’s theatrical release.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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