April 05, 2007 12:19 ET Wins OCRI Service of the Year Award

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 5, 2007) - (, Canada's leading online video service, announced today that it has received the OCRI Service of the Year award.

"We're very honoured to be named Service of the Year," said Rick Anderson, President and CEO of "We owe this honour to the talent and dedication of our hard-working staff and to the thousands upon thousands of enthusiastic film lovers across Canada who embrace our service, who help us improve each day, and who by recommending to their friends, family and co-workers have propelled us into being leaders in the dynamic online video market."

Since opening its virtual doors in February 2004, has matured from a simple idea into the dominant player in the fast-growing Canadian online DVD rental market. offers Canada's largest video library of over 54,000 titles, serves 36,000 members in all provinces and territories and will soon be shipping its 7 millionth DVD.

"As a start-up company in an emerging market, OCRI and the Ottawa technology community has provided with the invaluable assistance and support we need to be successful," said Anderson.

OCRI (Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation) is Ottawa's leading development corporation - bringing business, education and research together to help local technology companies thrive and compete globally. The OCRI Awards recognize the achievements of the region's business, research and academic community.

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, 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, and delivers thousands of DVDs daily right to members' doors across Canada. 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. ships DVDs from its four 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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