Home Page News Briefs People Media Telecom Archives About Us GET FREE NEWS UPDATES
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
The Hill Times Parliament Now The Lobby Monitor HTCareers

CNM Short Takes

News | 10/03/2006 4:00 am EDT

Corus launches online gaming initiative
Corus Entertainment Inc. has announced that it is teaming up with Quebec-based Frima Studio Inc. to develop a network of massive multiplayer online games (MMOGs). Code-named Constellation, the initiative introduces kids aged eight to 12 to a virtual universe where they can explore, compete, chat, collect, create and play mini-games. "MMOGs are among the fastest growing segment in online games and, to date, nothing of this magnitude has been developed for kids in North America," said Corus’ president and CEO John Cassaday in a news release. "This venture is central to Corus’ growth strategy to build and promote our core brands on multiple platforms." Constellation is set to launch later this year.

This content is available to wirereport.ca subscribers

Already a subscriber? Sign in here

Unlock all the Canadian telecom, broadcasting and digital media news you need.

Take a free trial or subscribe to The Wire Report now.


Two weeks free access to thewirereport.ca and our exlusive newsletters.

Register for free

* Required


Unlimited access to thewirereport.ca and our exlusive newsletters.


* Required

Reuse & Permissions

Unauthorized distribution, transmission, reuse or republication of any and all content is strictly prohibited. To discuss re-use of this material, please contact:

Customer Care, 613-688-8821 | subscriptions@hilltimes.com