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Sonic and Zip.ca to offer movie downloads in Canada

updated 12:40 pm EDT, Fri June 26, 2009

Sonic, Zip movie downloads

Canadian rent-by-mail DVD service Zip.ca said today that it's in talks with Sonic Solutions, the owner of the Roxio CinemaNow movie download service, to bring the first large-scale movie download service in Canada. The partnership will allow PC and portable multimedia device users to download TV shows and movies, making it somewhat akin to the streaming feature Netflix offers its US customers; it's not clear if Zip would shadow this format.

Zip.ca currently offers more than 72,000 DVD titles via mail. The partnership would mark CinemaNow's debut in Canada, which is already used in many devices, including Microsoft's Xbox 360 and with rental giant Blockbuster to offer a digital delivery service of rented or purchased movies.

There are no timelines given for the launch of the service or its associated costs.




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