Canadian streaming service CraveTV has added support for Chromecast, making it the country’s first VoD service to do so.
The launch of the Netflix rival allows CraveTV subscribers to “cast” a selection of television shows to their TV straight from the service’s official Android and iOS apps and the CraveTV website.
Crave TV costs $4 a month and is only available to subscribers of a select number of cable or satellite television providers, including, but not limited to: Bell, Sasktel, Nexicom, NRTC, WTC, Tbaytel and Vmedia.
Subscriber to the The Movie Network or Movie Central with Bell TV get CraveTV access included at no additional cost.
CraveTV offers more than 10,000 hours of content for streaming, including past seasons of Doctor Who, Orphan Black and Arrow.
It also has the exclusive Canadian rights to stream off-air (i.e. no longer running) HBO and Showtime programs like Sex and the City.
”We’re excited to see CraveTV utilize the power of Chromecast with their new apps and site” Google say of the launch, adding that “…CraveTV is leading the industry by providing viewers with the choice to stream video content straight to the biggest screen in their house – their television.”
CraveTV is only available in Canada and requires an active subscription to use. You can download the free Google Cast compatible mobile apps using the links below.
- Source: Broadcaster Magazine