TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - TVO and Bell today announced the launch of
TVOKids on Bell Mobile TV, making TVO's fun and educational children's
television programs accessible nationally on Bell smartphones and
The TVOKids channel on Bell Mobile TV will offer live and on-demand
access to popular shows such as Dino Dan, Finding Stuff Out, Giver, Making Stuff, as well as TVOKids-produced in-house programs from Gisèle's Big Back Yard, TVOKids' early learning programming block, and The Space, TVOKids' afterschool block.
"TVO is delighted to make TVOKids' exceptional educational programs
available on Bell Mobile TV," says TVO's Chief Executive Officer Lisa
de Wilde. "Making their favourite programs available to early learners
on a multitude of devices enables parents, teachers and students to
access smart and trusted educational tools inside and outside the
classroom. The partnership with Bell also allows us to reach new
audiences while respecting the taxpayers' investment in TVO."
"TVOKids is one of Canada's most respected children's media brands and
we are excited to make it part of the widest variety of live and
on-demand TV programming on smartphones and tablets with Bell Mobile
TV," said Wade Oosterman, President of Bell Mobility.
Parents choose TVOKids because all programs are based on the Ontario
school curriculum and are parent and teacher tested. In an Ipsos Reid
poll, Ontarians rated TVOKids both the "most trusted" and "most
educational" children's media brand in Canada.
Last month, Bell welcomed its one millionth subscriber to Bell Mobile
TV, the breakthrough wireless data service that offers on-the-go access
to more than 40 channels of live and on-demand sports, news,
entertainment and children's TV programming. 10 hours of Bell Mobile TV
viewing is available as part of many Bell Mobility plans or as a $5 a
month add-on, without affecting the customer's data allotment in their
For more details, please visit TVOKids.com or Bell.ca/TVAnywhere.
TVO is Ontario's public educational media organization and a trusted
source of interactive educational content that informs, inspires and
stimulates curiosity and thought. TVO's vision is to empower people to
be engaged citizens of Ontario through educational media. TVO is funded
primarily by the Province of Ontario and is a registered charity
supported by sponsors and thousands of donors. For more information,
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Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and
business customers with wireless, TV, Internet, home phone and business
communications services. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia
company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media.
Bell is wholly owned by Montréal's BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). For more
information, please visit Bell.ca.
The Bell Let's Talk mental health initiative is a national charitable
program that promotes Canadian mental health across Canada with the
Bell Let's Talk Day anti-stigma campaign and significant funding for
community care, research and workplace best practices. To learn more,
please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.
For further information:
TVO Public Relations Specialist
416.484.2600 x 2445
Bell Media Relations