News Archive for: ‘Mobile video’

CRTC Rules Not To Regulate Netflix

From CBC News Canada’s telecommunications regulator has rebuffed calls from broadcasters to regulate online video services such as Netflix. The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications released a report Wednesday detailing the results of fact-finding launched in May about mobile and internet

CRTC Sets Rules On Exclusive Mobile Video Deals

From Companies such as Bell can’t offer streamed hockey games or TV shows exclusively to their own mobile and internet customers — such content must also be available to competitors “under fair and reasonable terms,” the CRTC has ruled.

Media Cashing In on Internet Video, But At What Cost?

By Sam Schechner for the Wall Street Journal on August 15, 2011 Media companies are starting to cash in on Internet video. But that new money could be coming at a cost as fewer young people watch traditional television. That

Broadband Content Delivery Draws Viewers, Revenues from Broadcast TV

Broadband content, accessed using new media tools like wireless smartphones and Internet streams, continues to draw people and money away from traditional media outlets like radio and TV, according to an annual report on the Canadian communications industry. Even so,

Consumers Warming Up to Mobile Video: Study

The conventional wisdom used to be that the smaller the screen, the less likely it would be that consumers would want to watch video on it. And sure, when watching a live sports event or a summer blockbuster, they’re going

Animated Dilbert and New Yorker ‘Cartoon A Day’ Calendar Applications Launch on BlackBerry Smartphones

Fans of Dilbert and The New Yorker Cartoons Can View Animated Clips of the Comics With Their Daily Schedule Directly on Their BlackBerry Smartphone Santa Monica, CA / Waterloo, ONTARIO  – RingTales (, a digital media content company that produces

MiCpicks: Gary Schwartz's "Three Things You Should Know About…"

MiC regularly invites Canada’s media gurus to survey the mediascape and share the things they find most interesting and noteworthy. Today, drawing on over 20 years in the mobile industry and fresh from the Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF) Thought Leadership

Face-off: looking good on different screens

It used to be a screen test propelled an actress from the casting couch to the big screen. Now we need a different kind of screen test: one that features her to advantage on all types of screens. Or, even

Mobile video technology leader Metranome retains FanTrust to build entertainment industry & audience relationships

With $2M in capital, mobile application leader puts free, broadcast-quality video in consumer’s pockets and gives entertainment brands new revenue channels WATERLOO, ONTARIO/VANCOUVER, BC – January 20, 2009 – Metranome, the creators of mobile video applications for smartphones and portable