Radio & Television

Picture messaging launches on CTV’s PunchMuch TV channel

TORONTO – North America’s first user-generated mobile picture messaging service on broadcast television has launched on CTV Inc.’s digital channel PunchMuch. Viewers can now send pictures to be broadcast on PunchMuch, along with traditional text-based messages, from their mobile devices while the top voted music videos are playing. The pictures are send through Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) technology. “Delivering multi-platform engagement with content is our No.1 priority,” said Brad Schwartz, senior vice-president and general manager of Music and Youth Services at CTV Inc. “We encourage our audience to tell us what they want and then we deliver on those needs. By...

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.