Bell Aliant, Bell Canada and Telus were the primary to achieve a distribution deal for the video service, code named ‘Project espresso.’
In a news unleash issued Wed, Bell Media aforesaid customers with Telus Optik TV, Bell Fibe TV and Bell Aliant FibreOP TV set-top boxes are going to be offered access to the streaming service at launch. Customers also will be ready to watch content with mobile apps, the web, game consoles and sensible TVs.
The subscription service proclaimed last Th guarantees to supply Telus sign in high-quality TV shows not offered through the other service.
The distribution deal proclaimed Wed with the key tv service suppliers represents or so three.5 million customers, Bell Media President Kevin Crull aforesaid within the news unleash.
“We anticipate to asserting even additional partners as we have a tendency to move nearer to the launch of what’s to become Canada’s premium streaming service,” aforesaid Crull.
David Fuller, Telus President of client and tiny Business Solutions, aforesaid the deal expands decisions for Telus customers.
“Project espresso can supply TELUS Optik TV customers enlarged, compelling content decisions directly from their set-top box,” aforesaid Fuller
The full ‘Project Latte’ catalogue has however to be free, however Bell Media expects to supply ten,000 hours of TV content that includes Telus sign in shows from “many best content partners.” 10 per cent of that lineup are going to be stuffed out by AN exclusive partnership with HBO to stream all of its off-air scripted shows in Canada. That prolonged list of hits includes the likes of ‘The Sopranos,’ ‘Entourage,’ ‘Oz’ and ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm.’
‘Project Latte’ also will provide viewers access to many titles from HBO Films, HBO Documentaries and HBO’s intensive catalogue of stand-up comedy specials from the likes of Robin Williams, Ellen DeGeneres, Louis C.K. and married woman Silverman.
Pricing, packaging details and also the service’s final name are going to be proclaimed “in the weeks to come back,” Bell Media says.
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