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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

Corner Gas lands in the UK on Samsung TV Plus

Prairie Pants Distribution (Vérité Films and 335 Productions) has announced that all 107 episodes of the hit comedy franchise Corner Gas and Corner Gas: The Movie are available for the first time on FAST in the UK with Samsung TV Plus. The entire live-action brand offering launches today on Samsung TV Plus on the Comedy Hub channel. […]

July 12, 2023

New Go Button Media commissions for Off The Fence, Super Channel

Further to announcing the renewal of its partnership with Canada’s Super Channel and distributor Off The Fence in early 2023, Go Button Media can now reveal the first three factual series to be greenlit and in production, as part of the current 36-hour, six-series deal. The three new titles are Engineering Evolved, Cursed History and […]

June 29, 2023

Bell Media axes 1,300 staff

Canada’s Bell Media is made another round of job layoffs, amounting to 1,300 staff, around 6 per cent of its workforce, and has also shuttered six of its AM radio stations. Bell Media President and CEO, Mirko Bibic, said where possible, vacant positions will be eliminated to minimise the impact of the layoffs. “These roles […]

June 15, 2023

Simplestream collaborates with TELUS to build Livestream Scheduler for Optik TV

Simplestream, a provider of next-generation TV solutions, has partnered with TELUS, a communications technology company based in Canada, to enhance their Optik TV Livestreaming offering to bring the best of live sports and community programming to the comfort of Canadians’ homes. TELUS Optik TV serves the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec. The […]

June 14, 2023

Paramount+ unveils Canadian slate

Paramount+ has announced a Canadian content strategy in development, commissioned features and acquired programming. Announced at the BANFF World Media Festival, the slate includes a roster of acclaimed Canadian series and features, including a Paramount+ Original documentary and four new development projects in partnership with some of the best and most diverse creators in the […]

June 13, 2023