CBC goes ad free; sort of
The broadcaster said in a memo that the new app, which will also be available for free in an ad-supported version, will allow users to live stream CBC TV, watch episodes on demand on the same day they're released, see ad-free children's programing and see series not aired on the network.
The broadcaster said it will cost $4.99 for the ad-free, premium version of the new CBC TV app.
It says the app is part of its expanding offerings to new digital platforms as customers get more of their content from digital services such as Netflix.
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