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Netflix Expands UFC Coverage in Canada

Netflix will be expanding its Ultimate Fighting Championship content offering in Canada. Canadian subscribers will now have access to a greater variety of new and classic UFC events, highlights series and the hit reality show, The Ultimate Fighter. UFC fans will be able to stream more fights from the big names including Georges St-Pierre, Anderson […]

New smartphone apps let Optik TV subscribers watch shows on their iOS and Android devices

Telus this week released new Android, iPhone and iPad apps which gives their IPTV customers the ability to watch On Demand shows on their iPhone or iPad over a WiFi connection.

Optik TV customers will be able to choose from hundreds of VOD titles from channels like Super Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior, Hollywood Suite and Family.

Netflix Canada’s “Just for Kids” now available on the Nintendo Wii

California based Netflix has announced that its “Just for Kids” section is now available to Netflix members in Canada on the Wii game console.

The child friendly category, created in August but only available through the Netflix website until now, caters to the almost 50% of Netflix members who have watched at least two movies or shows made for kids in the last 90 days.

Best Buy Canada launches CinemaNow streaming video service

CinemaNow, an internet video download service owned by Best Buy, has officially begun offering service in Canada.

The service, which hopes to compete with similar services from Sony and Apple, gives movie lovers the ability to rent or buy more than 10,000 standard and high definition movie and television shows over the web.

SlingPlayer app now available on Boxee Box

D-Link and D-Link have announced the addition of a Slingplayer application for Boxee Box which lets users “sling” content from the Slingbox to the media extender.

Similar to the Slingplayer software for your PC, the SlingPlayer app lets Boxee users control any digital cable box, satellite receiver, or DVR that is connected to their Slingbox Solo or PRO-HD.

NFB now selling digital versions of many classic films

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) today announced a download-to-own feature on its popular online Screening Room giving Canadians the ability to purchase and download films which can be played on a variety of devices, including video-capable smartphones and tablets.

The film board’s video portal will continue to offer s free viewing of over 2,000 NFB productions, animated films and trailers.

Actiontec MyWireless TV now shipping

California based Actiontec Electronics said today that its multi-room wireless video transmission solution called MyWireless TV is now shipping.

First announced at CES in January, Actiontec claims MYWireless TV is capable of transmitting a 1080p60 3D signal up to 150ft away, with practically no latency, even through walls and floors.

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