Omni Regional is Now Offering News in Mandarin, Cantonese, Punjabi and Italian

Omni is now offering news in 4 languages across Canada.

Citytv News iOs app announced for Toronto

Rogers Media has announced the impending launch of the Citytv iOS app featuring local Toronto news, weather, sports and traffic information.

Digital Home attempted to review the app but at the time of writing, the app had not appeared on the iTunes Canada app store.

MSNBC begins today on Sirius XM

Starting today, April 12th, cable news channel MSNBC is now available on Sirius XM today on Sirius channel 90 and XM channel 120.

MSNBC, which is owned by NBC Universal and Microsoft, joins other cable news networks such as Fox (channel 131) and CNN (Channel 132) on the subscription satellite radio line-up.

Sixty percent of Americans get their news both online and offline

According to a recent report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, the overwhelming majority of Americans (92%) use multiple platforms to get their daily news with the internet now being the third most-popular news platform.

CTV British Columbia launches news in HD

On Monday of this week, CTV BC began broadcasting its local news in high definition, becoming the first television station in British Columbia to air its entire news broadcast in HD, from studio to field acquisition.

Led by anchors Pamela Martin and Bill Good, the HD broadcasts air weekdays at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. and weekends at 6 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.