Radio & Television

Roku launches new streaming players, adds 14 live linear channels in Canada

TORONTO – When asked about new competition in the streaming market from heavyweights like Disney and Apple, Mike Duin, Roku Europe’s director of communications is all smiles. “Launches, for example, of Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus, only drive new demand for streaming services and streaming platforms like ours. So, bring it on,” he replies.“We now have 30.5 million active accounts, globally. Together they streamed in the second quarter of this year 9.4 billion hours of content.”Duin was in Toronto Thursday to announce Roku’s 2019 streaming player lineup for Canada, consisting of three models ranging in price from $39.99 to...

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.