North American pay TV subs to drop to 80% of homes in 2021

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Pay TV penetration in the US and Canada will fall to 80.3% in 2021 as the number of subscribers continues to fall, according to Digital… Read more

Thema secures Canadian deal for Canal Algérie

Canal Algerie

French channel distributor Thema has secured a carriage deal for Algerian public TV channel Canal Algérie with Canadian operator Bell’s FIBE TV platform. The channel… Read more

RTL International goes live

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RTL Group’s new entertainment channel aimed at German speakers and ex-pats around the world has launched in Canada, Southern Africa, Australia, Israel and Georgia. RTL… Read more

BT airs 4K basketball with Rogers and the NBA

BT Sport

BT Sport is partnering with Canadian operator Rogers and the National Basketball Association to deliver what they claim will be the first live NBA game… Read more

Roku 4K TVs to launch this spring

TCL's 4K UHD Roku TV

The first 4K UHD Roku TVs will be available to buy this spring, with the company’s TV manufacturing partners expected to introduce nearly 60 Roku… Read more

Discovery launches TVE service Discovery Go in the US

Discovery Go

Discovery has launched its first US TV everywhere streaming service, Discovery Go, with a content offering spanning nine US channels – Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal… Read more

Thema launches Le Bouquet Africain in Canada

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Canal+-owned thematic channels producer Thema has launched seven channels from Africa in the Canadian market. Le Bouquet Africain, which is available on Bell Canada’s Fibe… Read more

Keepixo opens North American office

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IPTV and OTT software provider Keepixo has opened a North American office in Montreal and has named Pierre Lauzon as vice-president, sales for North America.… Read more

Vice launches female-focused THUMB

Vice has launched a female-focused online channel, called, in the UK, US and Canada. The new website will publish daily video and editorial on… Read more

WISI invests in Inca Systems


German cable industry technology specialist WISI has made a strategic investment in Canadian video processing specialist Inca Systems. WISI said that the pair will work… Read more