Radio & Television

NFB launches BlackBerry PlayBook app

MONTREAL – The new BlackBerry PlayBook tablet by Research In Motion (RIM) will come pre-installed with a free app from the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), the companies announced Monday.The app gives users free access to 1,500 NFB titles, as well as an exclusive high-definition channel dedicated to award-winning NFB films. The app also lets users search by thematic channels and create their own favourite lists.“Over the last few years the NFB has become Canada’s recognized leader in engaging with audiences in the digital universe”, said Government Film Commissioner and NFB chair Tom Perlmutter, in the announcement. “We take...

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.