INSINC to broadcast broadband Internet video of Canadian Idol
Tuesday, July 15, 2003
Burnaby, B.C. and Toronto, ON – July 15, 2003 – Interactive Netcasting Systems Inc. (INSINC), a Vancouver-based specialty services carrier, announced today that it has been chosen to deliver broadband video of CTV’s hit television program Canadian Idol over the Internet.
Canadian Idol clips will be available for viewing on the series’ companion Web site, idol.ctv.ca. The Web site, which features message forums, games, photo galleries, recaps, polls and exclusive backstage coverage, continues to attract more and more visitors as the series unfolds. The Web site experienced over 5 million page views in June alone.
INSINC provides strategic consulting, broadcast production services, proprietary presentation tools and a terrestrial and satellite Internet protocol network for high value corporate netcasting solutions. The company’s corporate clients include Hewlett Packard, IBM, Intel, CTV, CBS, CHUM, SAP, Sprint, VISA, Scotia Capital, Woodbine Entertainment, Altamira and Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment.
“We are delighted to be involved with Canada’s hottest show,” states INSINC’s Founder and President, Hugh Dobbie. “Canada has produced a wonderful showcase of talent and we’re happy to bring this talent to the Web.”
Interactive Netcasting Systems Inc. (INSINC)
INSINC is a specialty service carrier focused on media and corporate communications over the Internet. The Company offers live event netcasting services, wide area network connections, fibre installations and Internet audio and video delivery services. INSINC is a leading corporate webcaster in Canada, providing a high degree of sophistication in reformatting prerecorded and live audio and/or video into digital files for distribution over the Internet. Incorporated in 1997, INSINC has offices in Burnaby and Toronto. The Company’s website is located at http://www.insinc.com.
CTV, Canada’s largest private broadcaster, offers a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming. It boasts the number-one national newscast, CTV News With Lloyd Robertson, and is the number-one choice for prime-time viewing. CTV owns 21 conventional television stations across Canada and has interests in 15 specialty channels, including the number-one Canadian specialty channel, TSN. CTV is owned by Bell Globemedia, Canada’s premier multi-media company. More information about CTV may be found on the company Web site at www.ctv.ca.
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For further information, please contact:
Hugh Dobbie Scott Henderson
President Media Relations
INSINC CTV Inc.
604-664-7727 ext 308 416-332-5305