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Canadians have a new option to binge-watch movies and television shows: Amazon Prime Video has launched in Canada.  After much speculation that it was arriving earlier this month, the Netflix-like streaming service, which carries original shows as well as older movies and TV shows, launched in more than 200 countries, including Canada, overnight this week.

Source: Toronto Star

Date: January 11, 2017

Link: https://www.thestar.com/business/tech_news/2016/12/14/amazon-prime-video-now-available-in-canada.html

Discussion

1) Why did it take Amazon so long to expand to Canada?

2) What does it do for other Canadian companies, such as cable companies, when a company like Amazon launches a service like this?

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