Mobile

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CBC signals radical shift to internet, mobile to cut costs

The pubcaster’s latest five-year plan outlines a move away from conventional TV with fewer supper-hour newcasts and reduced in-house production.

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Super Ecran launches GO app

The first French-language offering in Bell’s line of on-demand network apps could lead the way for its other networks in Quebec.

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iThentic launches simulation game at Stream Market

Launching in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation and Earth 911, GreenYrLife is like FarmVille for the green-minded,

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Social TV analyst Seevibes closes $1M financing

The Montreal-based company plans to use the infusion of cash to further its international expansion.

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Canadians watching more video, TV on mobile: comScore

The 2014 Canada Digital Future in Focus report also found that Canadians are watching more online video than Americans.

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Viewer engagement with ‘caster video players low: poll

According to research from Delvinia’s AskingCanadians online research community, ad repetition and viewer authentication within broadcaster VOD apps are proving to be of concern to Canadians.

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Napkin Man gets eBook treatment

A set of free eBooks based on the preschool series The Adventures of Napkin Man are heading to mobile devices courtesy of Breakthrough Entertainment and Kids’ CBC.

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Space’s Bitten gets an app, Caillou unveils talking doll

Licensing spin-offs for Canadian series continue as Majestic Media rolls out a social media accompaniment to the Laura Vandervoort-starring sci-fi drama.

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How Canadians are using smartphones during the Olympics

IDC Canada data shows just less than half of smartphone users will use them to follow the games, with 14% of that group using smartphones to watch live events.

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CBC goes cross-platform for Sochi sponsorships

Using a responsive ad server for the first time, the network’s Olympic partners will activate on whatever screen viewers choose to use.