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Canadian classics released on YouTube

Media | 11/13/2017 1:14 pm EST

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) last week announced the release of hundreds of Canadian television and feature films to the Encore+ channel on Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube. Partnering with Google Canada, BCE Inc., Deluxe Entertainment Services Group’s Deluxe Toronto, Telefilm...

CMF, Google team up for YouTube CanCon channel

Media | 01/30/2017 5:55 pm EST

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Alphabet Inc.’s Google Canada will launch a YouTube channel for “iconic Canadian film and television content from years gone by” to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. “The channel will also be an opportunity to test new business models for catalogue content, while generating worldwide exposure and stimulating demand for Canadian content, particularly with young audiences, who access media primarily via connected and mobile devices,” CMF said in a press release Thursday....

BroadbandTV expands to eight more countries

Media | 01/06/2017 5:07 pm EST

Vancouver-based multi-platform network (MPN) BroadbandTV Corp. has launched in Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, South Korea, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt, the company...

Media companies looking to MCNs to reach younger audiences

Media | 11/11/2016 9:17 pm EST

Multi-channel networks (MCNs) have carved out a space in the online video ecosystem in recent years, leading traditional broadcasters to move into MCNs as a relatively low-risk way to reach younger...

Broadband TV partners with Univision

Media | 10/18/2016 5:35 pm EDT

Canadian multi-platform network (MPN) BroadbandTV Corp. (BBTV) has signed a deal to manage the Hispanic content of Univision Communications Inc. The Vancouver-based media company will provide the management services for...

Vancouver’s BroadbandTV buys leading kids’ content creator

Media | 04/22/2015 2:53 pm EDT

Vancouver-based BroadbandTV Corp. announced Tuesday that it has bought a company that bills itself as the world's top producer of digital video content for kids. Broadband said in a press release that the acquisition of YoBoHo New Media Pvt. Ltd., based in Mumbai, India, positions it as "one of the leaders in kids...