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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Postmedia Expands Mobile App Line-up | Mediacaster Magazine - Broadband & Content

Postmedia Expands Mobile App Line-up | Mediacaster Magazine - Broadband & Content

Postmedia Network has released new and updated mobile media applications for its Canadian newspapers.

Nine of its Canadian newspapers are now available as apps for the iPhone and iPod touch (iPad apps were previously announced), including The Vancouver Sun, The Province (Vancouver), the Calgary Herald, the Edmonton Journal, the Leader-Post (Regina), The StarPhoenix (Saskatoon), the Ottawa Citizen, The Windsor Star and The Gazette (Montreal).

Postmedia also launched a new app for iPhone and iPod touch for its title, which publishes entertainment and movie news and celebrity gossip.

Breaking news, updates and alerts are delivered in real-time over the application platform, and · an offline reading feature keeps content on screen even when there's no wireless signal.

"Adding to our growing mobile and digital offerings, these apps continue to build on our ability to deliver a superior experience to our audiences," said Wayne Parrish, Chief Transformation and Revenue Officer, Postmedia Network. "These new apps for iPhone and iPod touch also give Canadian marketers another platform for connecting with an engaged and tech-savvy target audience."

Unique photo galleries have been added to the newspaper apps, and photo/video content is features on the new app, as well.

Search and share tools are available; users can be connected to social networks via e-mail, Facebook and Twitter.

Postmedia Network is a wholly owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada Corp., and the largest publisher by circulation of paid English-language daily newspapers in Canada.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 by Mobify by Mobify

Brand consultancy Prophet recently conducted a spot survey of some 5,000 U.S. consumers to see which brands they'd put on the deathwatch for anytime between now and 2015.

Anyone who even skims the news headlines will find their rankings no big surprise: Eastman Kodak topped the list with 27 percent of the group, with Netflix and the U.S. Post Office coming in with 19 percent and 18 percent of the vote.

Waterloo's Research in Motion BlackBerry brand came as fourth most likely to fail (14 percent), and Sears came in fifth (11 percent).

Friday, December 9, 2011

COLBA NET INC. | Colba.Net launches its IPTV

MONTREAL, Dec. 7, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Colba.Net Telecom Inc. (CNSX: CB), through its subsidiary Colba.Net Inc., a leading telecommunications company in Quebec, announced today the launch of its new Internet protocol Television ("IPTV") service. This follows a recent decision by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") approving the application by Colba.Net for a broadcasting licence to operate a Class 1 terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertaking to serve the Montreal Island. Colba.Net's footprint currently covers approximately 375,000 households on the Island of Montreal.

This new IPTV service offers several high-definition channels, including some of the most popular American channels, as well as unlimited Internet access to movie and TV websites from NetFlix, AppleTV and TOUT.TV. When subscribing to the the triple play service of Internet unlimited ADSL2+, telephony VoIP service and IPTV at $ 49.95/month, IPTV is offered at a very competitive price starting at $ 19.95/month.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

ChoQ FM have a survey for the Francophones in Toronto,

Saturday, December 3, 2011

CTV Montreal veteran takes new role in Toronto

After almost 12 years as a reporter and anchor at CTV Montreal, Todd van der Heyden is moving to Toronto.

CTV announced on Friday that van der Heyden will be Amanda Blitz's co-anchor on Express, which airs 1 to 4 p.m. weekdays on CTV News Channel, starting Jan. 16. His last day at CTV Montreal is Dec. 30.

"This is something that's been in the back of my mind for a while," van der Heyden told The Gazette. "They approached me a couple of weeks ago and said: 'Is this something you'd be interested in?' Everything happened really quickly."

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