Advanced Television


Net Insight reseller partnership with Diversified

Net Insight has announced a reseller partnership with Diversified, the technology solutions provider. The union has been sparked by the signing of a Business Partner Agreement and will be showcased during the upcoming Diversified Global Summit in September. This partnership aims to combine the strengths of both companies: leveraging Diversified’s network and market insights with […]

September 21, 2023

Intelsat wins Air Canada IFC

Intelsat has secured an In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) expansion order from Air Canada for on-board broadband. The statement from Intelsat talks of its “reliable” IFC service which will be expanded to include an extra “almost” 100 additional aircraft. The agreement will see Intelsat tap into its secured capacity using OneWeb low Earth orbiting satellites. The order […]

September 7, 2023By Chris Forrester

Canada: CBC Gem on Roku

Roku and CBC have announced that Canada’s national public broadcaster’s streaming service, CBC Gem, is now available on the Roku platform in the country. CBC Gem is home to Canadian series and a curated selection from around the world, as well as more than 800 documentaries, 500 hours of ad-free content for kids and tweens, […]

August 23, 2023

Telesat’s crafty decision over Lightspeed

Ottawa-based Telesat’s recent announcement that it had awarded a 198-craft order with fellow Canadian satellite builder MDA caused considerable surprise with the former Prime Contractor and favoured supplier Thales Alenia Space. By any measure, Telesat’s challenges with the Lightspeed constellation over the past few years has been to overcome some major bumps in the road, […]

August 14, 2023

Banijay’s MasterChef served up to French-Canada

Media and entertainment company Banijay has announced that its global cookery hit MasterChef is set for a new international adaptation in French-Canada, produced by production company Pixcom, in collaboration with Quebecor Content. In a deal negotiated by Banijay’s global distribution arm, Banijay Rights, Canadian French-language network TVA will broadcast a first season of MasterChef Quebec […]

August 7, 2023

Rajant, Crossover partnership expands Canada footprint for Kinetic Mesh Industrial Wireless Networking

Rajant Corporation, the pioneer of Kinetic Mesh wireless networks headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, entered a strategic distribution agreement with Crossover Distribution last year. Crossover is a leading wireless solutions provider skilled in design and engineering expertise to support North America. Their agreement represents Rajant’s further global investment to introduce its world-leading Kinetic Mesh solution to […]

July 27, 2023

CBC Podcasts channel on YouTube

CBC, the Canadian podcaster, has announced a new channel on YouTube that sees a collection of CBC podcasts available through the digital platform. Audiences can now stream more than a dozen CBC Podcasts on YouTube, including: investigative titles Someone Knows Something and Uncover; acclaimed hits Let’s Not Be Kidding and Run, Hide, Repeat; and daily […]

July 20, 2023

Paramount+ brings Twisted Metal to Canada

In a deal with Sony Pictures Television (SPT), Paramount+ has acquired the all-new action-comedy series Twisted Metal in Canada. The live-action adaptation of the PlayStation classic game series premieres in Canada exclusively on Paramount+ with all 10 episodes dropping August 10th.  Paramount+ will be launching this series in other international territories to be announced at […]

July 20, 2023

Country House Hunters Canada for Bell Media’s CTV

Bell Media’s CTV Life Channel in Canada has partnered with Parade Media and Abode Entertainment to produce Country House Hunters Canada (20×30’). Following the success of Country House Hunters, and its Season 4 renewal with Nine Australia, CTV Life Channel has acquired the 20-part property series, produced by Abode Entertainment, to air in 2023 in […]

July 17, 2023

Survey: 61% Canadians prefer FAST over subscriptions

LG Ad Solutions has released findings from its latest study of perceptions and behaviours related to connected TV among Canadian consumers. Titled, The Big Shift: Canada Wave II, the study surveyed more than 750 Canadian consumers in June 2023 and found that Canadian TV viewership is shifting away from linear TV with 26 per cent […]

July 13, 2023