Video: CTV GO - Canada's Top Programs, Wherever, Whenever: CTV GO Provides Canadians Ultimate Viewing Freedom, Beginning Today
- Canadians can now choose where, how, and when to watch their favourite
CTV and CTV Two programs, live and on demand across smartphones,
tablets, and computers on the CTV GO app and CTV.ca -
- Entire CTV and CTV Two schedules available on the CTV GO Livestream -
- Improved viewing experience with more than 3,000 hours of on demand
programs from Canada's top TV brand -
- Includes livestreaming of Canada's two biggest specials, SUPER BOWL
and THE ACADEMY AWARDS -
- CTV GO features brand-first expansion to Android platform -
- More Bell Media TV Everywhere products coming soon, including TSN GO,
RDS GO, and CTV News GO -
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TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - CTV announced today that Canada's #1
television lineup is now available live and on demand on CTV GO. With an improved viewing experience featuring more than 3,000 hours of
on demand programs from Canada's top TV brand, CTV GO provides viewers the freedom to enjoy favourite CTV and CTV Two
programming whenever, wherever, and however they want. Subscribers can
enjoy livestreams of both networks' complete schedules on their
smartphones, tablets, and computers with remarkable flexibility and at
no additional charge.
With access to some 60 individual program titles available on demand for
the 2013/14 season, CTV GO immediately features Canada's most-watched television programs
including THE BIG BANG THEORY, THE AMAZING RACE, GREY'S ANATOMY,
MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D, PLAYED, and many more.
For the first time ever, CTV GO features unprecedented access to live special event programming
including NFL games, the SUPER BOWL and THE OSCARS, livestreamed on CTV GO at CTV.ca.
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To use CTV GO:
Subscribers can log onto CTV.ca and click on the video link, or download
the CTV GO app for iOS or Android phones or tablets.
Subscribers will be asked to enter their TV subscription credentials.
Existing users of the CTV app will be prompted to update, which will
automatically replace it with CTV GO.
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"With the launch of CTV GO, thousands of hours of livestreamed and on demand content from CTV are
now available," said Adam Ashton, Senior Vice-President, Business
Operations, Bell Media. "It's a win-win-win as CTV GO strengthens the relationship between broadcaster, BDU and viewer by
allowing valued subscribers to take CTV on the go, wherever they may
CTV GO offers a superior viewing experience unlike anything else offered in
Canada, with an attractive interface and a fluid, easy-to-navigate user
experience. A key feature of Bell Media's suite of TV Everywhere (TVE)
apps is industry-leading technology that automatically delivers the
best quality video to each user regardless of their internet
Bell Media partnered with digital agency Digiflare to develop and launch the CTV GO application for Android phone and
tablet. For the first time, Android users can now experience their
favourite CTV shows wherever they go.
"We are proud to introduce this digital evolution of Canada's #1 TV
brand, including CTV's expansion to Android," said Jon Taylor,
Vice-President, Digital Products and Strategy. "The CTV GO app
interface delivers on so many fronts - slick design, simple interface,
quality content, beautiful video. It's a credit to both our in-house
teams and our partners at Digiflare."
Bell is the first television provider to sign onto CTV GO, making it
available to Fibe and Bell Satellite subscribers. Additional TV service
providers launching CTV GO will be announced soon. Earlier this year,
TMN GO became the first ever Canadian TVE product from a broadcaster to
offer premium on demand programming, followed by the launch of Bravo GO
in July. Bell Media will soon launch even more TVE products, including
TSN GO, RDS GO, and CTV News GO.
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CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of
quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV
has been Canada's most-watched television network for the past 12 years
in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia
company with leading assets in television, radio and digital, and
Out-of-Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's
largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found
on the network's website at CTV.ca.
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SOURCE: CTV GO
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