Tag: streaming

Canadians will find out soon if cheaper Internet is coming

By Ted Kritsonis

If high prices for home Internet have been eating away at your budget, some relief may be on the way, depending on a recent ruling by the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to slash wholesale rates larger providers charge smaller ones.

VR Video Immerses Viewers in Refugee Crisis

VR Video Immerses Viewers in Refugee Crisis

by Lee Rickwood
Clouds Over Sidra uses the latest virtual reality video technologies to viewer’s imagination by immersing them in middle of the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan.

Shomi’s demise opens the road to different options

By Ted Kritsonis

Shomi will be showing nothing after Nov. 30 when it will be officially shut down by Rogers and Shaw, paving the way for other services to step in and fill the void. The lack of a legitimate source to stream the content it offered, however, may also lead to a spike in piracy.

360-Degree Virtual Reality Video Explores Deep Ocean around Bermuda, Canada

360-Degree Virtual Reality Video Explores Deep Ocean

By Lee Rickwood
The videos can be viewed online at the Nekton Mission YouTube Channel and Facebook page; they are gorgeous, but the deeper story is, well, pretty ugly: climate change, over-fishing, pollution and acidification have pushed our oceans into a state of extreme disruption.