December 15, 2006 14:19 ET

Zip.Ca "Connects" Canadians to the Dvds they Want to See

Canada's largest online video service ships 6 millionth DVD rental

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 15, 2006) - (, Canada's largest online video service, announced the shipment of its 6 millionth DVD on December 14, 2006. The French Connection was scanned and shipped to Mr. James Overton of Ottawa, Ontario, a member since January 2006.

"I was tired of endless trips to the movie rental store with its tiny selection," said Mr. Overton. "With I can choose from a huge range of titles and I only have to walk as far as my mailbox."

With over 320,000 community members, 38,000 member-written reviews and the largest selection of DVD titles available for rent in Canada,'s website is quickly becoming one of this country's busiest sources of online movie-related entertainment.

" continues to experience phenomenal growth, reflected in the pace at which we are shipping DVDs to members," said Rick Anderson, President & CEO of "Shipping our 6 millionth DVD is further proof that Canadians recognize the value and convenience of the service we provide. As we expand the ways that we provide content, through downloads, streaming video and user generated content, we anticipate that more and more Canadians will turn to the Internet and to for their home entertainment needs."

With the largest selection of DVD titles available in Canada, gives entertainment lovers across the country access to the largest selection of films, TV shows, documentaries, concerts and performances on DVD, all available to rent with convenient home-delivery, no late fees and no due dates.

About ( is Canada's leading online video service, offering the largest selection, best service and best value in online DVD rentals and purchases. offers Canada's most extensive DVD library (over 53,000 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, 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, has shipped over 6 million rental DVDs to members, from highly-automated distribution centres in Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto. is part of the family of online enterprises, providing customers with high-quality high-value online services.

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