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CBC Beijing 2022 Olympics Coverage Saw Record Digital Viewing

According to the CBC, it says its Beijing 2022 coverage of the Olympic Winter Games saw record digital viewing in Canada. The public broadcaster says 7 in 10 Canadians watched the Beijing 2022 games and audiences watched the CBC during the winter games more than any other network in Canada. Digital viewing also surpassed PyeongChang...

RiverTV Streaming Service Adds CBC Channels to Core TV Package

VMedia’s live TV streaming service, RiverTV, announced on Monday its core TV package now includes channels from CBC/Radio-Canada, in both English and French, to go with CBC News Network and ICI RDI. The RiverTV core TV package now includes up to 38 channels and starts at $16.99 CAD per month, which the company says is...

You Can Watch Tokyo 2020 Olympics Coverage on YouTube with CBC Sports

Part of the CBC’s 2020 Tokyo Olympics coverage will also take place on YouTube, on the CBC Sports channel. The CBC Sports channel on YouTube will offer over 15 daily videos of content, offering live events, recaps, athlete interviews, Olympic features (sponsored and non-sponsored), longform day recaps, viral moments and more. “We’re thrilled to partner...

CBC Launches Low-Bandwidth ‘CBC Lite’ Website for Text-Based Content

CBC News has today announced the launch of its new CBC Lite low-bandwidth website, offering text-based content in an accessible, low-data usage format. The website offers trending and standard CBC stories as text and offers embedded links to discover additional content. With a minimalist design approach, and enabling pages to be downloaded on dial-up in seconds rather...

CBC Gem Premium Promo: $1 Per Month Streaming for 3 Months

CBC Gem Premium has a promotion right now offering 3 months of streaming for $3, which works out to $1 per month. The Premium version offers on-demand streaming that’s ad-free. You can watch CBC Gem on the web and a variety of devices including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV and Chromecast. According...

CBC TV Now Available to Stream on Roku Devices

[caption id="attachment_345838" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Image: The Roku Blog[/caption] In what is certainly good news for Canadians, a recently published blog post sees streaming platform Roku welcoming CBC TV to its service. CBC TV is following in the footsteps of other Canadian broadcasters like Global TV, providing Canadian Roku users with a selection of 14 live...

CBC Gem for iOS Updated with Sign In with Apple

CBC Gem, which offers live TV and on-demand programming, has been updated with Sign In with Apple. The streaming service from CBC offers live TV, full episodes of Canadian content and also support for AirPlay and Chromecast. For $4.99 per month, a Premium version of CBC Gem removes ads and also offers CBC News Network...

CBC News for iOS Gets Dedicated Section for COVID-19 Updates

CBC News for iOS has been updated to bring a dedicated COVID-19 pandemic news section, to make it easier to read all about coronavirus on one page. The dedicated section appears right at the top of the CBC News feed, titled ‘Coronavirus Pandemic’, with a description that reads, “latest guidance and local information about COVID-19”....

24/7 CBC News Network Goes Free on Mobile Apps, Web and Cable TV

For those with CBC Gem Premium accounts ($4.99 CAD/month), you get included live streaming access to the 24/7 CBC News Network. But in light of the curreent coronavirus pandemic, the CBC/Radio-Canada and TV distributors are offering the 24/-hour CBC News Network for free, "to ensure more Canadians have access to the latest trusted information." The...

What’s Coming to CBC Gem in November 2019

If you’re a fan of CBC content, here’s a list of what’s coming to CBC Gem, the public broadcaster’s streaming service, which has over 4,000 hours of live and on-demand content. November 1 SUCK IT UP (Drama/Comedy, 2017, directed by Jordan Canning) November 2 CANADA’S MUSIC HALL OF FAME SPECIAL (1x60, CBC Music) November 8...

New CBC Listen App Launches on iOS and Android, Replaces CBC Radio

Canada’s public broadcaster has launched CBC Listen for iOS and Android, in what it calls a "one-stop destination for CBC Radio, CBC Podcasts, and CBC Music—all together in one free, easy to use app." The app offers a curated experience for users, offering live and on-demand listening of CBC audio content. “The new CBC Listen is a curated...