Online & Digital Media News – APTN launches OTT platform ‘lumi’

APTN is the latest broadcaster to launch an OTT platform. APTN lumi gives viewers access to the network’s catalogue of programs in English, French and a variety of Indigenous languages for $4.99/month. Viewers can sign up for a five-day free trial and will have access to a small selection of shows even after the trial ends.

OneSoccer will show exclusive live coverage of the 2019 Canadian Championship Final featuring this year’s finalists, Montréal Impact and Toronto FC, available to subscribers of the dedicated digital soccer platform at no extra charge. Soccer broadcaster Gareth Wheeler and retired Canadian midfielder Terry Dunfield will provide play-by-play commentary in English while Philippe Germain and Valerio Gazzola, former Impact head coach, will provide French commentary for the Sept. 18 and 25 legs. OneSoccer’s studio panel, with host Andi Petrillo and pundits Kurt Larson and Oliver Platt, will also provide analysis. 

The 24th Annual Webby Awards are open for entries until Oct. 25. Presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences – a 2,000+ member judging body comprised of web experts, visionaries, creative celebrities and former Webby winners and nominees – the Webbys now honors excellence in seven major media types including Websites, Video, Advertising, Media & PR, Social, Apps, Mobile, & Voice, Games, and Podcasts. The Awards present two honors in each category – The Webby Award and The Webby People’s Voice Award. Learn more about how to enter your work here.

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