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Canada’s CBC Launches Live TV Streaming Service 07 December 2017

Canadian public broadcaster, CBC has launched an (Over-the-Top) OTT video service, that offers live content and other original series on digital devices. The service also comes in an ad-free version at $4.99 per month, to compete against Netflix and other streaming giants. AS reported by Hollywood Reporter, CBC Executive VP English Services, Heather Conway said, …

Amazon launches Prime Music in Canada 22 November 2017

Amazon Canada announced the launch of Prime Music. All Amazon Prime members in Canada can now listen to more than one million songs, on-demand and gain access to hundreds of curated playlists and personalized stations. All Prime members in Canada can stream Prime Music on the Amazon Music app installed on devices supporting iOS, Android, …

Canada tops the Netflix binge-watching trend in the world 27 October 2017

Canada has the largest share of ultra binge-watchers on Netflix anywhere in the world. They complete full seasons of TV shows within 24 hours of their release. Other countries in the race are US, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Germany, Mexico, Australia, Sweden, Brazil. Netflix calls these countries, “binge-racers.” Since 2012, 8.4 million Netflix members have watched …

Netflix heads to Canada to establish first international production studio 04 October 2017

Netflix is launching a production house specifically dedicated for creating originals within Canada, with a 5 year $400 million budget. It is the first-of-its-kind production company for the streaming giant outside the US. Netflix will continue to collaborate with Canadian producers, production houses, broadcasters, creators, and other partners for creating original Canadian content in both …

Netflix to spend $500 million in the next 5 years on Canadian content 02 October 2017

According to a report from CBC, Netflix is set to spend atleast $500 million over the next 5 years for funding original Canadian content. This would perhaps benefit both Netflix as well as the federal government. The Canadian government has been pressured by traditional TV providers for imposing a tax on the popular streaming service …

Audio streaming on the rise from 8% to 45% 23 September 2017

According to the latest music consumer insight report published by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry’s (IFPI), there is a rise in the number of music consumers across the world that are listening via licensed audio streaming services.   The survey of internet users aged 16-64 in the world’s leading music markets revealed the …

North America SVOD market growing rapidly 29 August 2017

According to a report from Digital TV Research, there is plenty of scope for growth for the North American subscription video on-demand (SVOD) market. The research further suggests that US SVOD will grow from 112 million subscribers at the end of 2016 to 171 million by 2022. This means that 70.3% of US TV households …

Why you should start selling your videos online right away!! 16 August 2017

Cable TV has been the most preferred way to get quality television content for decades now. However, there has been a shift from traditional viewership towards streaming services. Viewers have realized that despite its tasteful content, cable TV subscription is turning out to be heavy on their wallets. With the rise of streaming services, one …

Get the lowdown on À la carte TV 27 June 2017

If you are a novice to the realm of video streaming and have bumped into the term “À la carte TV” while trying to cope with the visual clutter of the cyberspace amidst a ton of obscurities in the universe of “Over-the-top” (OTT) services and “video-on-demand” (VOD) don’t be dumbfounded because what you are about …

Subscription video on demand continues to rise in North America 26 May 2017

Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) services continues to come in the way of traditional video entertainment in major markets worldwide. The North American market has been proven to offer innovative new offerings. It is estimated that North America will have 112 million SVOD subscribers that are exclusively for movie and TV services except sports by …

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