Bell ExpressVu gets approval for VOD service

The CRTC has granted Bell ExpressVu Limited Partnership (a partnership of satellite TV provider Bell ExpressVu and BCE Inc.) a license to operate a national English-language video-on-demand service. The proposed service will consist primarily of feature films, although other types of programming will also be made available. Additional programming would include taped events, children's programming, educational programs, music programs, classic television, and adult programming. Ten percent of all programming offered will be French-language.

The CRTC has granted Bell ExpressVu Limited Partnership (a partnership of satellite TV provider Bell ExpressVu and BCE Inc.) a license to operate a national English-language video-on-demand service. The proposed service will consist primarily of feature films, although other types of programming will also be made available. Additional programming would include taped events, children’s programming, educational programs, music programs, classic television, and adult programming. Ten percent of all programming offered will be French-language.