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  1. YouTube Music and YouTube Premium Launch in Canada

    Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    Starting today, YouTube Music is available to everyone in Canada. YouTube Music is a new music streaming service built on top of all the music on YouTube that you can't find anywhere else - personalized & all simply organized in one place. YouTube Music Premium - $9.99 per month Ad-free music...
  2. 4 Things to Know About Original Shows Coming to Facebook

    Industry News
    Earlier this spring, Facebook announced that it has begun creating its own video entertainment, and will soon be bringing users shows, available exclusively on the social media platform. Will it be just like Netflix? The short answer is, no. But maybe sort of. Here are 4 things to know about...
  3. YouTube Brings Live Streaming to Its Mobile App

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    YouTube has announced that it is adding live streaming to its mobile app. The online video source has been offering the service since 2011 when it shared the Royal Wedding with millions of viewers. The site says it will now be even easier for all YouTube creators and viewers to access and use...
  4. YouTube Allegedly in Plans to Offer Skinny Bundles for its Forthcoming ‘Unplugged’ Paid Subscription Service

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    According to Finacialpost.com, YouTube is working to secure the rights for content from companies like Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal, Viacom Inc., Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. and CBS Corp., in order to launch a paid subscription TV service called Unplugged as early as 2017. Last fall, YouTube...
  5. YouTube Space Toronto Opens its Doors to Content Creators, Offering Free Equipment and Studios

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    YouTube has special spaces around the world in nine cities dedicated to providing video creators with equipment, mentorship and classes, and Toronto just joined the list. YouTube Space Toronto , the only of its kind in Canada, opens this Wednesday on the campus of the George Brown College...
  6. Youtube’s Mobile Gaming App is Now Available in Canada

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    Following the move last summer that introduced an app and website designed to connect gamers with each other in the U.S, Youtube announced earlier this month that they are now expanding. The YouTube Gaming mobile app is now available on and Android in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and...
  7. YouTube To Launch 3 Original Movies and One Series Starring PewDiePie This Wednesday

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    This Wednesday, YouTube will launch its own original content available for paid viewing. The Google-owned site will launch three feature-length movies online and one series of episodes starring Swedish comedian PewDiePie. PewDiePie, whose videos feature his own commentary while playing video...
  8. YouTube Announces Paid Subscription Allowing Americans to Watch Ad-Free Videos

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    YouTube has announced that it will provide a US$10-a-month subscription service to customers in the US, beginning October 28 th , 2015. The new option, called YouTube Red, will allow paying users to watch any YouTube video ad-free across the video-hosting site. According to an article on the...
  9. Fibe TV 4K discussion

    Bell Fibe TV
    Edit by Dr.Dave: See post 87 for Bell's soft launch info. Jays and Leafs In 4K Even though I can't get Fibe in my area yet (In Stony Creek) not a rural area, I will move if I have to to get my Jays and Leafs in 4K. Any chance Bell can get hooked into Rogers excellent offering...
  10. Amazon to Quit Selling Apple TV and Chromecast

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    In what looks like a bid to make their own streaming media players more competitive, Amazon has announced that they will stop selling similar streaming devices made by Apple and Google on their site. An article in the New York Times stated that according to messages from resellers posted in...
  11. YouTube launches paid subscription channels

    Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    YouTube will launch the subscription channels in 10 countries: U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia, Japan, Korea, France, Spain, Russia and Brazil. Individual channel providers have the option of which territories they offer their services. Source...
  12. YouTube Shoots Up to 4 Billion Views a Day

    Industry News
    Just think about this: every second one hour of video is uploaded to YouTube. I'm sure you're thinking, that's about 60 hours uploaded per minute. This all translates into about 4 billion video views a day, up 25 percent in the last eight months . Contributing to the increased popularity is...
  13. Bell Media second only to Google in serving up videos to Canadians

    Industry News
    Bell Media, whose websites include CTV, Discovery Channel, Bravo, CP24 and MTV, was one of the biggest properties in the Canadian online landscape in 2011 according to recent research by comScore. The company was second only to YouTube (Google Sites) in Canada for total Video Views, third in...
  14. YouTube launches movie rental service in Canada

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    In a post on the official YouTube blog, Google today announced that Canadians will now be able to rent over a thousand full-length movies from the site. Pricing for movies, which are DVD (480i) quality, starts at $2.99 for older films with new releases priced at $4.99. No high definition (HD)...
  15. YouTube serves up 3 Billion videos a day

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    Six years ago this month, YouTube launched the beta version of its site to the world, six months before the official launch in November 2005. The site grew rapidly, and in July 2006 the company announced that more than 65,000 new videos were being uploaded every day, and that the site was...
  16. Youtube TV shows

    On the Web
    I found some TV shows are on Youtube in 10 minute clips. All the season's shows are available. How is this not violating copyright laws?
  17. Canadian Christmas Flash Mob Video tops 26 million views on YouTube

    Industry News
    Alphabet Photography Inc., based in Niagara Falls, Ontario organized a Flash Mob in Welland, Ontario, Canada on November 13th to spread some Christmas cheer and a YouTube video of the event has gone viral. Jennifer Blakeley of AlphabetPhotography.com came up with the idea for the flash mob and...
  18. YouTube upgrades Mobile Site

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    On the Google mobile blog this week, the company announced it has upgraded its English language YouTube mobile website. Google says the improved mobile site is faster than its predecessor and features a new user interface that incorporates larger, more touch friendly elements, making it easier...
  19. YouTube celebrates fifth anniversary

    Industry News
    Five years ago this month, YouTube launched the beta version of its site to the world, six months before the official launch in November 2005. The site grew rapidly, and in July 2006 the company announced that more than 65,000 new videos were being uploaded every day, and that the site was...
  20. SoCalled movie from NFB will debut on YouTube

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    The National Film Board of Canada has announced that "SoCalled", a feature-length documentary film about klezmer hip-hop artist Josh Dolgin aka Socalled will have its premiere on YouTube starting March 16 during the South By Southwest festival. The Canadian musician is known for his eclectic...
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