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BBTV expands content management deal with CMF’s Encore+ YouTube channel


VANCOUVER — Media tech company BroadbandTV (BBTV), which provides distribution and monetization solutions to content owners, announced Tuesday it will extend its content management solutions to the Encore+ YouTube channel in a new expanded deal with the Canada Media Fund (CMF). Encore+ was launched in November 2017 by the CMF in partnership with Google Canada, Bell Media, BroadbandTV, Deluxe Entertainment, Telefilm Canada and Canada’s film and television producers, distributors, broadcasters, unions, guilds and industry associations. With more than 120,000 subscribers, Encore+ features one of Canada’s largest content libraries, comprised of award-winning documentaries, films and TV shows. In its expanded agreement...