– Cogeco customers get access to thousands of hours of premium television programming, just in time for the upcoming special Halloween episode of CraveTV’s hit original series LETTERKENNY, dropping exclusively on October 20 –
TORONTO (October 12, 2017) – Bell Media announced today that Canada’s premium TV streaming service, CraveTV, is now available to Cogeco customers in Ontario. The news further expands CraveTV’s distribution across Canada, and provides Cogeco’s television subscribers with some of the most coveted television content available today.
“We're thrilled to welcome Cogeco as a CraveTV distribution partner,” said Tracey Pearce, President, Distribution and Pay, Bell Media. “Cogeco customers now have access to CraveTV’s unparalleled lineup of premium television programming like our new smash hit, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, CraveTV’s biggest series debut ever and a major driver of recent subscriber growth.”
“This evolution in our offering is consistent with our ongoing commitment to better meet the changing needs of our customers, while offering them an amazing entertainment experience,” stated Daniel Boisvert, Vice-President, Marketing and Innovation, Cogeco Connexion. “We have always made our customers’ needs our top priority and we are proud to enhance their television entertainment experience by giving them access to rich and diverse content.”
With access to CraveTV, Cogeco customers can now unlock more than 10,000 hours of premium television content that’s available for instant streaming. Cogeco customers can subscribe to Crave TV through Cogeco’s call centre and log in on the Crave TV app with their Cogeco My Account credentials.
Recent additions to CraveTV’s ever-expanding programming offering include some of today’s hottest titles, such as Emmy Award® winners THE HANDMAID’S TALE and HBO’s THE NIGHT OF. CraveTV is also home to The SHOWTIME® Collection, which features SHOWTIME’s lineup of buzzworthy series and specials, streaming day-and-date with their broadcast premieres on SHOWTIME in U.S. Upcoming SHOWTIME series launching this fall include WHITE FAMOUS, from Jamie Foxx, and SMILF, featuring Rosie O’Donnell.
CraveTV subscribers also get exclusive access to all three seasons of CraveTV’s award-winning original series LETTERKENNY, including the upcoming all-new Halloween episode “The Haunting of MoDean’s II”, which begins streaming Friday, October 20.
About CraveTV: Created for TV lovers and devoted to television, CraveTV is Canada’s premium TV streaming service, providing the most robust lineup of superior television content in the country. From TV’s most-acclaimed dramas and beloved comedies to documentaries, music, and factual programming, CraveTV features thousands of hours of premium non-kids TV programming, representing hundreds of unique titles including the entire off-air library of HBO’s iconic programming catalogue and hundreds of hours of acclaimed SHOWTIME series and specials. CraveTV is available directly to all Canadians with access to the Internet, as well as to customers of Cogeco, Eastlink, TELUS Optik TV, Bell Fibe TV, Bell Satellite TV, Bell Aliant FibreOP TV, Access Communications, Northwestel, SaskTel, Cable Cable, Hay Communications, Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV, Tuckersmith Communications, Wightman Telecom subscribers, NRTC Communications, WTC Communications, Tbaytel, Execulink Telecom, and VMedia. Available through traditional set-top boxes, mobile apps on iOS, Android, and Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Xbox One, the web, Apple TV, Chromecast, and select Samsung Smart TVs. CraveTV is from Bell Media, Canada’s premier multi-media company with more than a decade of leadership delivering Canada’s most-watched and most-acclaimed television programming across the Pay, Specialty, Digital, and Network TV landscapes. For more on CraveTV, visit www.CraveTV.ca.
About Cogeco Connexion Cogeco Connexion comprises the Canadian cable operations of Cogeco Communications Inc. Cogeco Connexion is the second largest cable operator in Ontario and Quebec in terms of the number of basic cable service customers served. It provides residential and small business customers with video, Internet and telephone services through its two-way broadband cable networks. Cogeco Communications Inc. is a communications corporation and is the 8th largest hybrid fibre/coaxial cable operator in North America, operating in Canada under the Cogeco Connexion brand name in Quebec and Ontario, and in the United States through its subsidiary Atlantic Broadband in western Pennsylvania, south Florida, Maryland/Delaware, South Carolina and eastern Connecticut. Through Cogeco Peer 1, Cogeco Communications Inc. provides its business customers with a suite of information technology services (colocation, network connectivity, hosting, cloud and managed services), through its 16 data centres, extensive FastFiber Network® and more than 50 points of presence in North America and Europe. Cogeco Communications Inc.’s subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CCA).