Netflix coming to Canada?MetroPCS launches the first LTE 4G network and handset, Halo: Reach breaks a record in gaming, and Canadians could get streaming Netflix on their devices as soon as today.
-It's Wednesday, September 22nd. I'm Mark Licea and it's time to get loaded. AT&T unveiled a new pay-as-you-go data plan. This gives anyone with a built-in 3G laptop the options to just pay for a specific amount of data for a certain fixed amount of time. $15 will get you a 100 megabytes for the day, $30 gives you 300 megabytes over the course of a week, and for $50, you'll get 1 gigabyte for the month. These plans should be available today. MetroPCS launched the first long-term evolution 4G wireless broadband network yesterday in Las Vegas. The launch also came with a new phone and the first ever commercial LTE handset, the Samsung Craft. The broadband service is prepaid, so no contract. And $55 a month gives you unlimited talk, text, and data. $5 on top of that gives you 18 channels of streaming video. The service is only available in Vegas, but the company plans to expand to 19 markets by next year. And streaming Netflix could be available to Canadians as soon as today. Netflix CEO, Reed Hastings is speaking in Toronto to launch the companies streaming service according to a publication. The mention of streaming service coming to Canada was teased back in July and users won't be able to rent physical disk instead they'll just be able to stream the service which is on a handful of devices including the major 3 gaming consoles. Halo: Reach is one of the most anticipated games to come out this year. Bungie's Halo: Reach broke the record for the number of people playing a game at one time, 700,000 gamers played the first-person shooter at the same exact time. The previous record was set by no other than Halo 3. Despite saying this particular record, the video game charts company still ranked Halo: Reach fifth overall in game sales behind Modern Warfare 2 and GTA 4. And Windows Phone 7 handsets could be out by next month. An HTC regional director said we can expect to see phones running the new software out in the coming weeks. The phone OS is also confirmed for all 5 major carriers in the UK when it's unveiled. Those are all your headlines for today. I'm Mark Licea for cnet.com and you've just been loaded.