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Subscription streaming services are growing fast in Canada, will dominate

TORONTO - While there’s no question over-the-top video services such as Netflix have become a “phenomenon” in Canada, the same can’t be said about subscription music streaming services, which have not been taken up to the same degree by consumers.However, that may be about to change, according to digital media experts who spoke at the Digital Media at the Crossroads conference held on the University of Toronto’s downtown campus on Saturday.Mark Allen, director of research and analysis for the CBC, outlined some recent trends in digital media in Canada, citing research from Numeris and the CBC’s own Media Technology Monitor...