Publication: Mediacaster

First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Digital Roadmap Points to Canada's Role in Global Economy

Digital media can make significant contributions to the performance and productivity of Canadian businesses of all shapes and sizes, and they in turn can help Canada secure added value and opportunity in the global economy.As such, a consortium of industry ... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Regulator Approves DHX Take-over of Family Channel Suite

Halifax-based DHX Media's proposed purchase of specialty channels from Bell Media will proceed, with regulator approval for up to 40% of the Canadian programming schedule on the Family Channel businesses, exclusive of filler programming, to be sourced ... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Comedy Content Accelerator has Half a Mil' for New Comedy Special on CBC

CBC, CineCoup Media and Just For Laughs Television are not joking: they’ve looking to develop a new comedy special, and they’re offering half a million dollars in production financing.The three organizations have formed CBC ComedyCoup, a new digital comedy ... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Peace Point, Blue Ant and OUTtv Return to Cottage Country

Peace Point Entertainment is heading out in cottage country for the second season of Cabin Pressure.The specialty channel renovation series (13 x 30’) has been picked up for a second season by Blue Ant Media’s cable channel Cottage Life , and by OUTtv ... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Investigative Journalist Joins TSN

Award-winning journalist Rick Westhead is going to tackle the sports world with new investigative reports he will file for TSN’s digital and specialty channel platforms.Westhead, named the network’s Senior Correspondent, joins TSN from the Toronto Star, ... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bell Boosts Broadband in Atlantic Canada with Acquisition, Investment, Privatization Plans

Bell is expanding its broadband and LTE wireless services in Atlantic Canada with new infrastructure investments, the acquisition of two regional call centres, and word that the company will privatize Bell Aliant, which BCE already controls.The privatization ... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Huge Commitment for Games Coverage Means New HD Mobile for Access Communications

Long before the North American Indigenous Games staged their Opening Ceremonies in Regina last week, community television producers at Access Communications were planning their media coverage, and seeking out a new HD production vehicle to support some ... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Comparing Canada's Telecom Prices: Who Ya Gonna Call?

New research and analysis about the wireless service prices and package offers in Canada is being interpreted in a wide variety of ways, with a number of conclusions being reached by industry observers and commentators.The latest annual Price Comparisons ... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bell Media Re-launches Digital Lifestyle and Entertainment Hub

A month-long promotional marketing campaign now underway across all Bell Media digital and on-air assets hails the re-brand and re-launch of The Loop.Bell Media’s Specialty Digital Content team has loaded the website with new social lifestyle and entertainment ... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Digital Advertising Alliance Launches Industry-Awareness Website

An industry launched website offers information to advertisers about responsible privacy practices across the online advertising industry, and it has opt-out choices for consumers with new ways to control advertising delivered to their digital device ... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

People, Places and Players Making News on the Canadian Digital Media Scene (07/22)

Cogeco, BlackBerry, Intrinsyc, Access CommunicationsSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Departs CogecoCable TV and high speed Internet provider Cogeco reports the departure of Pierre Gagne who was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial ... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Big Digital Media Presence for Tiny Plastic Men

Season Three of Tiny Plastic Men , the Canadian Web and pay TV series, is heading into its third season of production with an added emphasis on digital media and online community-building.A special behind-the-scenes production crew is in place specifically ... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 21 2014]

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...In fact over 75% of Canada's industry is represented by organizations of less than 10 employees," added CATAAlliance President John Reid. "This paper is intended as a roadmap for such organizations to assist them to understand the catalysts and chart a path forward."
"I've been watching TSN programming for nearly three decades. It's a privilege to join a broadcast team that is so clearly established as the industry leader,” Westhead sais in a release. “I plan to tackle issues nobody else wants to take on and offer up new perspectives on stories making headlines and the ones that are not on anyone’s radar.”"
...of this preeminent outlet, along with the highly successful Disney XD and the Disney Junior channels," said Michael Donovan, CEO of DHX Media. "With the largest independent library of children's television series in the world, our primary focus at DHX is providing entertainment for kids and families. The acquisition of these high-quality kids' brands complements and enhances all areas of our business and positions us for our next stage of growth. We look forward to welcoming the teams from these channels to DHX."
"We are encouraged by the findings revealed in today's independent report, which confirm that our policies for more choice and lower prices are working to support Canadian families" Industry Minister James Moore said in a statement after the report was released

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Digital Roadmap Points to Canada's Role in Glob... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 25 2014]
Investigative Journalist Joins TSN [Published Mediacaster - Jul 25 2014]
Regulator Approves DHX Take-over of Family Chan... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 25 2014]
Peace Point, Blue Ant and OUTtv Return to Cotta... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 25 2014]
Comedy Content Accelerator has Half a Mil' for ... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 24 2014]
Huge Commitment for Games Coverage Means New HD... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 23 2014]
Comparing Canada's Telecom Prices: Who Ya Gonna... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 23 2014]
Bell Boosts Broadband in Atlantic Canada with A... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 23 2014]
Digital Advertising Alliance Launches Industry-... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 23 2014]
Bell Media Re-launches Digital Lifestyle and En... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 22 2014]
People, Places and Players Making News on the C... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 22 2014]
New Software Tools Let Cablecos, Telcos Offer B... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 21 2014]
Big Digital Media Presence for Tiny Plastic Men [Published Mediacaster - Jul 21 2014]
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