The number of pay-TV subscribers in Canada and the US will fall by 43 million from 116 million in the peak year of 2010 to 74 million in 2026.
Insight TV, the world’s leading 4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content, has announced a distribution deal which will see the Canadian launch of Insight TV’s 4K UHD feed on Telus Optik TV.
OneSocccer, the new ‘home of Canadian soccer’ streaming service, launched Friday April 26 on the eve of the first-ever Canadian Premier League match between Forge FC and York9 FC at Hamilton’s Tim Hortons Field.
Overall spend on video entertainment in Canada remained flat in 2018 at CA$11.3 billion.
DistroScale, a video-as-a-service provider, is launching DistroTV, a streaming OTT service in the US, Canada and UK with a range of entertainment, news, sports, film and TV programming in live, linear and video-on-demand formats.
Ivi has become the first licensed Russian VOD service to appear on Roku.
Amazon and retailer Best Buy will bring the next generation of hybrid Fire TV Edition smart TVs to customers in the US and Canada.
Last year, the two CBS OTT services reached almost five million subscribers, reaching the target originally set for 2020.
Canadian online magazine Edwige Magazine, aimed at working women around the world, has launched their TV channel in Europe.
Canal+ is set to launch “best of” channel Canal+ International for international markets in November 2017.