Crave TV Available to All Canadians Starting January 1st

Bell announced yesterday that begining January 1st, 2016, its CraveTV streaming service will be available to all Canadians across the country. Currently, CraveTV is only available to subscribers of cable TV service with providers such as Bell, Eastlink, SaskTel and Telus. Launched as a competitor to Rogers-Shaw streaming collaboration Shomi (itself positioned as a Netflix […]

Shomi Will Be Available to All Canadians Starting This Summer

Well, it’s official – Shomi, Rogers and Shaw’s joint venture streaming service, will soon be available across the country. Shomi was first launched in November in beta form for Rogers and Shaw internet and cable customers. “The beta has been a huge success and we’re excited to now bring it to all Canadians. We’ve taken […]

CraveTV now available to Bell TV customers

Canada’s latest streaming service is now available — for some Canadians at least. As previously revealed, CraveTV made its debut yesterday for Bell Fibe TV and Bell Aliant FibreOP TV subscribers. Bell TV subscribers who have The Movie Network included in their cable packages receive automatic access to CraveTV at no additional cost. If you’re […]

SVOD service Shomi launches today across Canada

Rogers and Shaw are today launching their much-talked-about joint venture subscription video streaming service, Shomi. Currently, Shomi is only available in a beta trial to Rogers and Shaw internet or cable customers. It will be widely released to the Canadian general public at a later date. Eligible Shaw and Rogers customers can also sign up […]

shomi strikes programming deal with FX, Fox

by Christina Peden The competition for your streaming dollars just got a little stiffer today. shomi, the Rogers-Shaw joint venture into subscription video-on-demand, announced that they have reached a deal with Twentieth Century Fox to secure the programming rights to past seasons of FX, FXX and Fox original series. These include the likes of Sons […]

Rogers and Shaw to launch Netflix competitor Shomi

by Christina Peden Rogers and Shaw announced a new joint venture this week in a bid to compete with popular streaming service Netflix. Shomi, a new video-on-demand service, is set to launch Canada-wide in the first week of November with a subscription price of $8.99, putting it in line with Netflix in terms of cost. […]

Rdio and Shazam Spread Digital Music App to New Markets

Digital streaming service Rdio and Shazam have launched their music discovery app beyond the United States to users in Canada, Australia, Brazil, Mexico and the United Kingdom. With the Shazam App for iOS and Android, users can find out the name of their favourite new tune, then instantly listen to the entire song after tagging […]

HMV Canada Adds New Digital Music Service – The Vault

HMV Canada has joined the fray by launching The Vault, a new digital music streaming service. The Vault (www.inmyvault.com), available as of December 4th, presents Canadians with millions of tracks, a constantly growing catalogue, plus unlimited access to the best new releases and the latest music. “HMV is incredibly excited to launch The Vault,” said […]