Canadians Can Now Satisfy CraveTV Hunger on Apple TV

Apple TV Now Streaming CraveTV

Shaw To Launch Digital Video On-Demand Service

Netflix will have another competitor in Canada, as Shaw Communications plans to launch a Web video service. Shaw Go, will feature newly released movies and premium television programs such as Game of Thrones, reports the National Post. Shaw plans to employ content from pay-TV stations including Movie Central and HBO Canada and will make them […]

Microsoft calls Xbox 360 update the “Future of TV”

Microsoft this week will roll out a firmware update for the Xbox 360 Video game console which the company is calling the “Future of TV.”

According to the software giant, the updated firmware will usher in a “new era in entertainment” giving Xbox owners “A single box that ties together all the content you want, made easily accessible through a universal, natural, voice-directed search.”

NFL and Big Ten Network added to Cogeco on demand in Ontario

Cogeco Cable, the country’s fourth largest cable television provider, today announced the addition of NFL Network and Big Ten Network programming to its Video On Demand line-up in Ontario.

Video on Demand (VOD) is a generic term typically used to define a pay-per-view television service in which a viewer can order a television program from a menu and have it delivered instantly to the television set, typically with the ability to pause, stop, rewind and fast forward programming.

TMN, HBO and Family programming added to Videotron Video on demand

Starting Wednesday December 15th, Videotron subscribers of The Movie Network (TMN), HBO Canada, Family Channel and Playhouse Disney will have access to English-language movies and series from these networks as part of their illico on Demand service, at no extra cost.

The move is an attempt by Astral Media, Canadian distributors of the premium channels, to entice more Videotron customers to subscribe to the channels.