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SEAN SILCOFF

Will the Netflix revolution crush the Canadian broadcasting model?

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Why does anyone continue to pay for cable TV? With a $90 digital antenna you can pick up basic channels that bring news, hockey playoffs and award shows. A $7.99 monthly subscription to Netflix will get you a cornucopia of feature movies, documentaries and TV series, supplemented by new releases downloaded through iTunes and routed to your TV with a $99 Apple TV box. Do the math: unless you’re addicted to new releases, international sports and premium cable shows, the savings are compelling compared with the average $62 per month Canadian households pay.