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by PopMatters Staff
by Farhad Manjoo
Slate (2 November 2010)

“American broadband capacity might not be able to keep up with everyone who wants to stream movies…. On Sept. 22, Netflix began offering its streaming movie service in Canada. This was Netflix’s first venture outside of the United States, and because the company wasn’t offering its traditional DVD-by-mail plan to Canadians, its prospects seemed questionable. How many people would pay $7.99 per month (Canadian) for the chance to watch Superbad whenever they wanted?”


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