- Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct subscribers can now choose where, how, and
when to watch their favourite CTV and CTV Two programs, live and on
demand from their smartphones, tablets, and computers on the CTV GO app
and at CTV.ca -
- Entire CTV and CTV Two schedules available on the CTV GO Livestream -
- Over 50 individual CTV and CTV Two programs, including CTV Extend
titles, to be available on demand from the network's 2014 summer
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TORONTO, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - CTV announced today its CTV GO TV Everywhere product is now available for free to Shaw Cable and Shaw
Direct subscribers. From upcoming summer series THE AMAZING RACE
CANADA, RISING STAR, THE LISTENER, and MASTERCHEF, to Much's CTV
takeover for a super simulcast of the 2014 MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS, the
66TH PRIMETIME EMMYS and more, Shaw customers can now watch live CTV and CTV
Two programming - as well as full-length on demand coverage (more than
4,000 hours during the year) - whenever and wherever they are.
Just in time for summer, Shaw customers can now enjoy livestreams and
expanded on demand programming from both networks' complete schedules
on their smartphones, tablets, and computers with remarkable
flexibility and at no additional charge by simply logging in and
authenticating with their user credentials. Also, access to over 50
individual CTV and CTV Two programs available on demand from the
network's 2014 summer schedule, including CTV Extend titles, ensures
Shaw customers won't miss a thing.
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 apps
is industry-leading technology that automatically delivers the best
quality video to each user regardless of their internet connection.
**Media Note** Download photography of CTV GO at BellMediaPR.ca.
"We are pleased to extend the reach of CTV GO and offer Shaw and Shaw
Direct subscribers more ways than ever to engage with their favourite
shows," said Domenic Vivolo, Executive Vice-President, Content Sales,
and Distribution Marketing, Bell Media. "This marks just one of many
new partnerships to come for Bell Media's TV Everywhere products, as we
continue to extend the freedom of CTV GO brand to viewers across the
"The launch of the CTV GO app represents our continued dedication to
providing Shaw customers with more control over where, when and how
they consume content," said Jay Mehr, Executive Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer, Shaw Communications. "CTV GO joins an expanded
suite of Shaw Go apps, giving our customers access to a robust lineup
of complimentary content."
Shaw subscribers can download the free CTV GO app from the App Store (www.AppStore.com/CTVGO) on their iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, and iPod touch. Subscribers can also
download the app by visiting CTV.ca/CTVGO through their chosen
web-browser (Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, or Firefox). CTV GO is
supported by iPhone 4 and subsequent models, iPod touch (3rd and 4th
generation) and the iPad and iPad Mini (running iOS 6.0 or higher).
Shaw Cable joins Bell FIBE and Bell TV as CTV GO partners. Additional
participating service providers will be announced soon.
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:
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, 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.
SOURCE: CTV GO
For further information:
Jim Quan, CTV Networks, 416.384.5311 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Renee Dupuis, CTV Networks, 416.384.3154 or email@example.com
Chethan Lakshman, Shaw Communications, 403,930.8448 or firstname.lastname@example.org