RiverTV calls itself “Canada’s first stay TV and on demand streaming service with over 25 nice channels.” The service is backed by VMedia, which lately added support for Apple’s Single Sign-On for TV providers recently on iOS.
Toronto-based VMedia affords VoIP phone, DSL and cable web and IPTV in varied provinces throughout Canada. With RiverTV, the streaming stay TV service was being promoted on its social media channels final fall detailing a 2020 launch.
Up to now, nothing has been introduced, however a few weeks in the past its iPhone, iPad and Apple TV app gained some updates, suggesting a launch is coming quickly. The iOS app exhibits among the channels accessible and non-registered customers are capable of peruse the format of the app itself.
In keeping with RiverTV, Canadians will have the ability to “Take pleasure in high exhibits, films, information, climate and way more. No cable packing containers, no contracts, no hassles – simply tons of content material – stay and on demand for the very best in TV leisure,” as a part of a paid subscription.
The corporate particulars over 25 channels can be accessible together with:
- CHCH, Historical past, Grownup Swim, Slice, Teletoon, Treehouse, YTV, MovieTime, Lifetime, Crime & Investigation, Nationwide Geographic, Silver Display
- Unique US streaming channels resembling Newsy, Regulation & Crime, Newsmax, Actual Imaginative and prescient and DrinkTV
There will even be on demand content material, whereas RiverTV says 1000s of hours of latest programming can be added weekly. The app will provide a ‘Lookback’ characteristic to let clients watch exhibits as much as three days after their authentic air time, plus enable for pausing and restarting of exhibits at a later time.
A few of the channels remind us of the STACKTV multi-channel package deal accessible inside Amazon Prime Video, which additionally affords stay TV.
RiverTV will solely be accessible in Canada. There’s no phrase on pricing and different particulars but however we’ve reached out to VMedia for remark and can replace this put up accordingly.