Canada

Vevo launches on Xbox One

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Music programmer Vevo is launching more than 100,000 music videos, original series and live concerts on the Xbox One console. An app, Vevo on Xbox… Read more

1+1 International lands in Canada

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Ukrainian international channel 1+1 International has secured a licence to broadcast in Canada and is expected to launch on pay TV networks soon. 1+1 estimates… Read more

Canada’s Bell undercuts Netflix with CraveTV

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Canadian telco and TV firm Bell is undercutting Netflix with its C$4 (€2.84) a month OTT service, CraveTV. The service, previously known as ‘Project Latte’… Read more

Roku adds Google Play Movies and TV store

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Roku has added the Google Play Movies and TV store to its streaming players in the UK and Ireland and US and Canada.  The Google… Read more

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