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Canadian iTunes Store gains HD TV, new networks

updated 12:25 pm EDT, Thu May 28, 2009

iTunes Canada gains HD TV

Apple has made significant improvements to its TV offerings at Canada's iTunes Store, beginning with option of HD. Selected episodes are only rendered in 720p, and cost a minimum of $3 each, but may frequently support 5.1-channel sound and will always come with an SD-quality download meant for sync with Apple handhelds. A 2GHz dual-core processor is required, whether for a Mac or a PC.

The option coincides with the introduction of several new American content providers to the service: Fox, ABC, NBC and Warner. As a result Canadians finally have access to some prominent, formerly missing TV shows, including 24, Lost, Family Guy and Battlestar Galactica. Some other notable show choices are Life, Kings and The Office. Season Pass subscriptions range in cost from $62 and $75 for HD, or $31 and $54 for SD.




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  1. crobi

    Joined: Dec 1969

    -2

    French

    It's very fun but where is the French TV show for Quebec?

    Some have contract but Apple is not ready to make the french boutique until 2010. Tired to wait

    I see this here:
    http://www.macquebec.com/spip.php?article5293

  1. Roger@MacNN

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +3

    French TV

    I have seen Quebec TV, and truly, there isn't much of anything original worth watching. What the province really needs is French subtitles on English programming, or shows imported straight from France.

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