Blu-ray Takes Centre Stage in 2008: Zip.ca Celebrates 4 Years of Unlimited Entertainment

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Zip.ca, Canada's online video service is celebrating four years of delivering unlimited entertainment to Canadians. Online DVD rental company sees Blu-ray winning hi def war and promotes Blu-ray discs on website. Member loyalty and contributions to the content of Zip sets the company apart from others in the Canada

We already carry every Blu-ray disc released in Canada and we're purchasing enough new Blu-ray titles to guarantee ready availability to our members at the same price as standard DVDs. We're bringing our members even more Blu-ray in 2008 with contests, giveaways and special weekly door crasher prices on the most popular new release Blu-ray disc that will have people talking.

Zip.ca, Canada's online video service is celebrating four years of delivering unlimited entertainment to Canadians. Launched on February 11, 2004, Zip.ca (Zip.ca) is the largest online DVD rental service in Canada and is the leader in delivering the films Canadians want to see, in their preferred format.

"We've been watching the hi def war very closely and we're not surprised that Blu-ray is emerging as the winner. From day one, our policy has been to provide our members with DVDs in whatever format they prefer and we'll continue to honour that promise by stocking HD DVD and standard DVDs, as well as Blu-ray," said Rick Anderson, President and CEO of Zip.ca. "We already carry every Blu-ray disc released in Canada and we're purchasing enough new Blu-ray titles to guarantee ready availability to our members at the same price as standard DVDs. We're bringing our members even more Blu-ray in 2008 with contests, giveaways and special weekly door crasher prices on the most popular new release Blu-ray disc that will have people talking."

Member loyalty and contributions to the content of Zip sets the company apart from others in the Canada market says Anderson. "Our members have made us what we are. They are extremely loyal and have very high service and delivery expectations that we meet each and every day. Member requests have helped us build Canada's largest selection of films in every category and genre from anime to westerns and everything in between."

Zip is introducing new plans and more features in 2008, including a new 1-DVD Unlimited Plan, the second unlimited plan. Zip will also celebrate its largest milestone to date with the delivery of its 10 millionth DVD.

About Zip.ca: Zip.ca (Zip.ca) is Canada's online video service, offering the largest selection, best service and best value in online DVD rentals and purchases. Zip.ca offers Canada's most extensive DVD library (over 72,000 titles and growing), and provides members with 24/7 online convenience for creating and managing their own personal ZipLists of must-see movies, television shows, music videos and other video selections. With a variety of low-priced monthly membership plans, Zip.ca provides the best value and convenience in DVD rentals - with no deadlines, no late fees and no hassles. Since opening its virtual doors to Canadian movie lovers on February 11, 2004, Zip.ca has shipped over 9 million rental DVDs to members, from highly-automated distribution centres in Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto. Zip.ca is part of the Momentous.ca family of online enterprises, providing customers with high-quality high-value online services.

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