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Netflix competitor for French movies and content

technologyEdward KiledjianComment

 US Netflix users are blessed with fresh and interested content ready for their instant consumption. As a Canadian however, I am presented with old content not worth the $8 a month. It seems Videotron (a Quebec based triple-play provider) has decided and fill the gap.

Videotron will be launching a video on demand service, with French content, [this week] for $9.99 a month. Many of the important details (like platform support) are still missing but we do know that they have agreements with the main content owners. It is safe to assume that this service will be available for the most common mobile devices (ipad, iphone, Android, PC and Mac).

I know many Europeans may get excited by this news but it seems the service will only be available to residents of Quebec and Ontario (at launch).