- CTV becomes first conventional broadcaster in Canada to offer
television lineup for mobile -
- Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile sign on as first carriers to offer CTV
MOBILE product -
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TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2011 /CNW/ - Now there are even more ways for viewers
to enjoy CTV programming, wherever they are. As the Fall TV Season
begins, Bell Media announced today the launch of CTV MOBILE, a new mobile offering that allows anyone and anywhere to watch CTV and
CTV Two programming in real time on compatible mobile devices.* CTV
becomes the only Canadian conventional broadcaster to offer live
streaming of its lineup on mobile platforms.
Bell Media also announced today that Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile
have signed on as the first wireless carriers to offer the CTV MOBILE channels.
From sun-up to sun-down, CTV MOBILE features up to 150 hours each week of live simulstream programming from
CTV and CTV Two. Among the programs available live on mobile are
Canada's #1 drama GREY'S ANATOMY; returning favourites such as CRIMINAL MINDS, THE AMAZING RACE, LAW & ORDER: SVU, and FLASHPOINT; and big buzz fall rookies PAN AM, WHITNEY, and ONCE UPON A TIME. Also available are Canada's most-trusted news programs, CTV NATIONAL NEWS, QUESTION PERIOD and W5, as well as late-night comedies THE DAILY SHOW, CONAN, and THE TONIGHT SHOW. For a full list of programs available from CTV MOBILE, visit CTV.ca/mobiletv.
"Now viewers can watch amazing live CTV content no matter where they
are," said Bart Yabsley, Executive Vice-President, Content Sales and
Distribution, Bell Media. "With CTV MOBILE, Bell Media is ensuring that
viewers get Canada's most-watched television programming on every
screen, whenever and wherever they want to watch."
CTV MOBILE is the latest mobile offering from Bell Media, which currently offers
carriers live simulstreaming of BNN, CTV News Channel and MTV; select
live games from TSN, TSN2 and RDS; and on demand shows from The Comedy
*Subject to availability.
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For further information:
Carolyn Fell, Bell Media Digital, 416.384.2817 or firstname.lastname@example.org