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CBC president likens Netflix to colonialism

Media | 01/31/2019 4:27 pm EST

OTTAWA — CBC/Radio-Canada’s president Catherine Tait compared Netflix Inc.’s worldwide presence to the damage done by European colonialism, comments she made at a high-profile industry event Thursday where representatives from every sector of Canadian...

Bell’s Snackable TV officially on the menu

Media | 02/05/2018 5:58 pm EST

BCE Inc.’s Bell Media has officially launched a free, ad-supported mobile app featuring video content in “snack-sized” portions, calling it a “growing new area” in a release on Monday. SnackableTV was originally launched in beta on both Apple Inc.’s iOS and...

Bell Media promotes Stewart Johnston as Stuart Garvie departs

Media | 09/07/2017 2:13 pm EDT

BCE Inc.’s media division announced Thursday three of its executives...

New OTT offerings pose threat to BDUs, opportunity for producers

Media | 08/17/2017 4:47 pm EDT

A proliferation of new streaming TV competition in Canada is set to benefit...

Bell plans viewer contests, Letterkenny broadcast for Super Bowl

Media | 01/26/2017 8:17 pm EST

BCE Inc. has given more details about its broadcast plans for the upcoming National Football League (NFL) Super Bowl, including pointing fans to a resource where they can watch American ads in...

Domenic Vivolo leaves Bell Media, executive team shuffled

Media | 08/02/2016 8:52 pm EDT

BCE Inc.’s media division is shuffling its senior management following the departure of the head of its content sales, marketing and digital products team. In a Tuesday press release,...

Bell Media makes Oscars free on CTV Go app

Media | 02/27/2014 6:12 pm EST

BCE Inc.’s media subsidiary will make the live broadcast of the Oscars free on its CTV Go service. It normally requires viewers to have an account with a participating TV service provider, Bell Media said in a release Thursday, adding it would lift that requirement “as a special showcase of the app and its content.” “Unlocking CTV Go for the biggest awards show of the year provides a terrific sampling opportunity on a massive scale,” Mike Cosentino, CTV networks’ senior vice-president of programming, said in the release. The awards ceremony, which airs...