CBC debuts news streaming service
By Adnews Staff
CBC has launched a free, advertising-supported video streaming service called CBC News Explore. The service will focus on news content. It is available via CBC Gem, the CBC mobile application, CBCNews.ca and The Roku Channel, with additional forms of distribution planned for the future.
“Today's launch of CBC News Explore marks an important moment in our evolution, ensuring we will be able to serve more people across Canada whenever, wherever or however they choose to consume our content,” said Susan Marjetti, general manager of CBC News, current affairs and local. “As Canada’s public broadcaster, it is important we are there for people with trusted news and information 24/7 on their platform of choice, whether radio, TV, digital or via a streaming channel like this one.”