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  1. Zip and Rogers Video increase prices after Blockbuster demise

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    In emails to customers this week, and Rogers Video Direct have announced a reduction in service and an increase in prices. The move comes just a month after the demise of Blockbuster Canada, Zip and Rogers Video Direct biggest competitor in Canada. Starting November 1, Blu-ray discs...
  2. Netflix splits off DVD by mail service into Qwikster

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    "I messed up. I owe everyone an explanation." Those were the first words in a blog posting yesterday by Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix in responding to the uproar by U.S. customers over the companies nearly 50% price increase in July 12th. In addition to apologizing to its customer base...
  3. Zip and Samsung announce Canadian movie streaming deal

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    Samsung Canada and have announced a deal which would allow Zip to offer its upcoming video streaming to owners of Samsung's line of internet connected Televisions, Blu-ray players and Home Theatre products. Similar to the Netflix apps found on many Internet enabled television, Zip users...