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Rogers says it will have 1,000 Canadian films on video-on-demand by summer

News | 04/29/2013 8:57 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. is aggressively licensing new Canadian films for its video-on-demand platform to better compete with TV rival BCE Inc., not as a way to head off an application for a new Canadian film channel mandated on basic cable, said David Purdy, Rogers’ senior vice-president of content.

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