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How Rogers Media will drum up digital numbers for Grammys

The multiplatform coverage for music’s big night aims to exploit the media group’s varied TV, radio, print and online brands.

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IdeaBOOST unveils latest industry disruptors

The Canadian Film Centre’s business bootcamp rolled out its latest cohort of digital entertainment start-ups in Toronto.

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Bell Media rolls out CTV GO

The free mobile and desktop app will allow for live and on-demand viewing.

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Shaw Media looks to put viewers to sleep

Working with P&G’s Febreze brand, the media co is offering custom on-demand programming through VOD and its Global Go app aimed at helping people get to sleep.

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Families with children have more connected tech: study

Canadian Anglophones with children under 18 are more likely to have digital TV subscriptions, smartphones and tablets, according to a new report from the Media Technology Monitor.

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More Canadians downloading, streaming in 2012: Stats Can

A new survey on Canadian internet use showed a marked increase in social media use and digital content consumption from 2010 to 2012, as Zoomers get digi-savvy.

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CFC, Mind Pirate launch production lab for wearable tech games, apps

Up to six U.S. and Canadian developers or companies are eligible for the program, which will give creators the opportunity to create games and apps for wearable devices.

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Cogeco names Nathalie Dorval as VP, regulatory affairs & copyright

The former Astral Media VP regulatory affairs takes her new post at the Montreal telecommunications co today.

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Syndicado inks international distribution partnerships

The Toronto-based VOD aggregator and distributor has inked partnerships with Winnipeg’s Frantic Films, L.A.’s Level 33 Entertainment and Zurich’s First Hand Films to digitally distribute titles domestically and internationally.

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Rogers Media brings ‘Netflix of magazines’ to Canada

In launching Next Issue Canada, the company is hedging its print media bets on a pricing and consumption model that is dramatically changing the face of television.