Videotron Mobile is now offering Apple Music, Napster and Tidal as part of its Unlimited Music service, which launched in 2015. That brings the number of streaming services under the Unlimited Music catalogue to 17. The controversial service, which allows premium mobile plan customers to stream music from specific third-party apps without impacting their monthly data cap, has sparked a so-called “net neutrality” review by the CRTC.
YouTube Canada has revealed the top trending videos of 2016. While Channing Tatum & Beyonce’s Lip Sync Battle on Spike TV came in first, followed by Adele Carpool Karaoke on The Late Late Show, there were some notable Canadian moments. The Ellen Show segment So You Want to Move to Canada, Eh? came in third. Also making the top 10, video of the epic scale of the Fort McMurray fire captured behind Global News reporter Reid Fiest as cars streamed out of the city, as well as a clip of President Obama’s attempt to pronounce Mississauga during the State Dinner he hosted for Prime Minister Trudeau. A new Canadian record was set this summer with viewers from 188 countries tuning into CBC’s livestream of the Tragically Hip’s final concert. 2016 saw 199 Canadian YouTube channels reach the 100k subscriber mark, 42 hit the 1M subscriber mark, and Canada’s biggest YouTube star, Lilly Singh, hit the 10M subscriber mark.