Canada

Canada’s Bell takes on Netflix with Latte

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Canadian telco and broadcaster Bell will launch a TV streaming service with content from HBO and several Hollywood studios. The service does not have a… Read more

Netflix partners with SVoD rival Shomi for Canadian original

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Netflix and its streaming rival Shomi are joining forces to make Between, which will star Kids TV favourite Jennette McCurdy and was created by Michael… Read more

Netflix refuses to hand over data to Canadian regulator

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Netflix has refused to hand over subscriber, viewing and programme spend data to Canadian communications regulator the CRTC. The US-listed streaming service had been ordered… Read more

Former Sony digital strategy chief joins General Harmonics

The former chief digital strategy officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Mitch Singer, has joined Canadian software development firm General Harmonics as vice president of digital… Read more

Espial expands Canadian and UK operations

On-demand TV software and solutions firm Espial is expanding its Ottawa, Canada, headquarters and Cambridge, UK, office to keep pace of demand for its solutions.… Read more

Google launches Chromecast internationally

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Google has launched its low-price Chromecast HDMI streaming stick in 11 countries outside of its home market of the US.  The device is available now… Read more

Roku takes on Chromecast with new TV streaming stick

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Over-the-top set-top-box maker Roku is taking on the likes of Google Chromecast with a new HDMI streaming stick that is due to launch next month.  Roku… Read more

Rogers preparing to take on Netflix with streaming service

Canadian cable company Rogers is preparing to launch its own streaming service, according to local reports. The MSO has previously said it is looking at… Read more

WWE Network to launch as an online channel

The long gestation period for the thematic pay wrestling network from the WWE is coming to an end after the company announced an official launch… Read more

Roku launches first integrated TV sets

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Over-the-top set-top-box maker Roku has partnered with TCL and Hisense to launch the first TV sets with its technology built-in. The Roku TV models will… Read more