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What drives subscribers to SVODs?

While access to movies is still the top draw, a new report finds original content is gaining momentum.

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Playback’s Digital Roundtable – Part One

Execs from leading media companies dig into everything from discoverability to monetization and working with SVODs.

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Torontonians over-index on tablets, Montrealers love online video: Study

MTM’s new study on tech and media trends across various Canadian markets shows that where you live in the country might say something about your tech habits.

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Amazon Prime Video launches globally

The SVOD service is now available in Canada and more than 200 countries around the world.

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Study: 78% of under-12s are tuning into SVODs

DHX Media and Ipsos surveyed parents in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. to understand kids’ viewing habits.

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CraveTV snares 007

The Bell Media streamer and MGM have inked a deal to license the James Bond catalogue in Canada.

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Shomi to cease operations in November

The Shaw/Rogers-owned streamer is closing due to the changing online video marketplace and business climate, according to the company.

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Do Canadians know if they’re watching online TV?

MTM has amended its viewership stats after finding that not all respondents thought OTT services counted as online TV watching.

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Netflix sees subscriber slowdown

The service added 1.7 million subscribers globally, down from 2.5 million predicted earlier this year.

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Netflix, VOD services in Europe may face content quotas

Proposed changes to Europe’s audiovisual rules mandate a 20% European content quota for VOD services.

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Nickelodeon series head to Netflix Canada

The deal inked between Corus Entertainment and the SVOD giant includes the exclusive Canadian rights to Nick series The Legend of Korra.

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Love Nature SVOD service launches in 32 countries

The ad-free app will be available in 4K on a number of platforms, including Amazon Fire TV and Roku TV.