Starz Digital Media

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Shomi unveils content licensing deal with Walt Disney, Disney/ABC

The film and TV catalogue deal is the latest sign that the market for SVOD rights in Canada for Hollywood fare has tightened.

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Merging Media 2014: Starz Digital’s David Katz on digital success

“You’re going to have to do the heavy lifting. And when you get to a certain point, you will be attractive to people like me,” the content distributor told the Vancouver digital conference.

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Shaw and Rogers launch shomi

The Netflix Canada contender becomes available in beta first to Rogers and Shaw internet or cable customers.

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Shomi signs content deal with Starz Digital Media

The SVOD rights deal is the second in as many weeks as the upstart Canadian video portal girds for battle with Netflix Canada.

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Starz picks up iThentic’s Space Riders

The web series is written by and stars Mark Little (Funny or Die) and Dan Beirne (Dad Drives), and is set to stream exclusively on CTV Extend.

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New BlackBerry store touted with TV and film offerings

BlackBerry World, which was unveiled Monday, replaces BlackBerry App World, features the mobile-format availability of programs from a slew of Canadian and international distributors, according to RIM.

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Camelot: The Game launches on Facebook

Camelot: The Game will enable Starz to additionally monetize its investment in the Canadian TV co-production.