Canadians Can Now Satisfy CraveTV Hunger on Apple TV

Apple TV Now Streaming CraveTV

Stingray Digital Buys European Music Broadcaster, Musicoola

Stingray Digital, owner of Galaxie Music Service and The Karaoke Channel, plans to acquire Tel-Aviv-based music broadcaster, Musicoola. This is the eighth acquisition for the Montreal-headquartered multi-channel music operator, since it formed in 2007. Musicoola provides a full suite of linear music channels to television service providers in Israel, Angola, Hungary and Romania and will […]

Cloud Media Firm, mSpot Acquired by Samsung Electronics

Korean electronics giant Samsung has acquired mSpot, a leading provider of music streaming, cloud-based radio and video rental services. Samsung will spread mSpot’s mobile cloud-based content to a wider global audience while boosting entertainment services for users of its smartphones and tablets. “mSpot shares our vision to bring a best-in-class cloud and streaming entertainment experience […]

Shaw Direct adds Internet VOD to its offerings

Shaw Direct, Canada’s second largest direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television provider, today announced an Internet video on demand (VOD) service for its satellite television subscribers.

In addition to access to tv shows and pay per movies, Shaw Direct customers will also have access to 40 online commercial-free music channels from Galaxie, the Montreal based music service formerly owned by the CBC and now owned by Stingray Digital.

Netflix coming to Canada this fall

California based Netflix said today that it will be expanding its online subscription video-on-demand service to Canadians beginning this fall.

The company says English speaking customers in Canada will be able to watch a broad array of movies and TV episodes on their home computers or on their television via a range of consumer electronics devices capable of streaming from Netflix.