Cable & Telecom

British streamer BritBox arrives in Canada

TORONTO – Canadians have a new streaming option after Wednesday’s launch of BritBox, a subscription video-on-demand streaming service from BBC Worldwide and UK commercial broadcaster ITV.Priced at $8.99 per month after a 7-day introductory free trial period, the service promises Canadians access to the largest collection of British TV content available, including Idris Elba’s drama Five by Five, the Rowan Atkinson drama Maigret, and four-part factual drama Little Boy Blue featuring Stephen Graham.Other shows exclusive to BritBox include Silent Witness, Reg, and Cold Feet as well as exclusive classic fare such as Keeping Up Appearances, Poirot, Classic Doctor Who, and Torchwood.BritBox’s...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.