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StreamAMG powers Curling Canada streaming platform

StreamAMG has been chosen by the governing body of the world’s top curling nation, Canada, to supply the end-to-end technology behind their new domestic and international OTT video streaming service. From the start of 2023, Curling Canada will use StreamAMG’s suite of products to power Curling Canada +, a new service that offers live and […]

January 26, 2023

Go Button Media strikes deal with Off The Fence and Super Channel

Following the domestic and international success of history series Forgotten Frontlines, produced for Canada’s Super Channel and distributor Off The Fence in 2022, Go Button Media has announced that the partnership has been renewed and extended for a further six factual series. The new contract sees Go Button Media commissioned to create a slate of […]

January 23, 2023

Study: AVoD on the rise in Canada

Roku has revealed the results of its third annual VOD Evolution study, examining Canadian TV streaming behaviours and trends. According to the study, three quarters (76 per cent) of Canadians are TV streamers, and ad-supported TV is on the rise with over half (52 per cent) tuning in. The current macro-economic situation seems to have […]

January 20, 2023

IMPACT Wrestling returns to Toronto

For the first time in 4 years, IMPACT Wrestling presents live pro wrestling action in Toronto, Canada, as the 5th annual REBELLION pay-per-view will originate from the Rebel Entertainment Complex on April 16th. Then, on April 17th, fans can watch the REBELLION FALLOUT SHOW, also live from the Rebel Entertainment Complex, for a second night […]

January 19, 2023

Canada: Viaplay Select on Crave

Viaplay Group and Bell Media’s Crave streaming service have agreed a partnership that brings Nordic content to audiences across Canada through Viaplay Select. Crave subscribers can now access a selection of Viaplay films and series, with a focus on Nordic noir, along with curated third-party productions from the region. The agreement makes Canada the 19th […]

January 18, 2023

Objections over Canada cable merger

Canada’s Competition Tribunal has approved the C$26 billion (€18.07bn) merger between Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications. But the decision has almost immediately been met with objections. The Competition Bureau (note, not the Tribunal) has asked Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal to set aside the favourable decision and is arguing that the Tribunal has made mistakes […]

January 4, 2023By Chris Forrester

Principal Media invests in Chesler/Perlmutter Productions

LA-based global content distributor Principal Media has announced a significant investment in Toronto-based Chesler/Perlmutter Productions (C/P), a world-renowned production company bringing over 30 years of experience in scripted TV production. Through this strategic investment, Principal Media enhances its catalogue with a library of scripted content, while C/P expands development and production of original films and series targeting the holiday, […]

December 3, 2022

Pluto TV lands in Canada

Pluto TV, the FAST (free ad-supported streaming television) service, has made its debut in Canada, streaming more than 20,000 hours of free programming. This marks Pluto TV’s most robust content at launch offering to-date, introducing a lineup of over 110 thematic and single-series channels curated from a library containing thousands of titles from Paramount and […]

December 1, 2022

MediaKind powers streaming experiences across Canada

MediaKind has announced that Mediaroom Play is powering more TV services to viewers across Canada. Mediaroom Play combines the quality of experience brought by the Mediaroom IPTV platform with the wealth of applications offered by Android TV. The deployment enables TV providers to bring live TV, on-demand shows and movies, Cloud PVR, apps, voice remote, […]

November 28, 2022

Canada: CBC streams UCI Track Champions League

The UCI Track Champions League has confirmed that Canada’s public broadcaster CBC will stream its 2022 season across CBC Sports digital platforms. The second UCI Track Champions League campaign commenced in Mallorca on November 12th. CBC Sports is offering live digital coverage of each round via the free CBC Gem streaming service, cbcsports.ca, and the […]

November 14, 2022