News Updates from CTV News, BNN, and TSN Now Available on Google Home, Beginning Today
— April 9, 2018
– Canadians can use the Google Assistant on smart speakers like Google Home to access nationally focused breaking news, business reports, and sports stories, delivered by recognizable and trusted broadcasters from each station –
TORONTO (April 9, 2018) – “Hey Google, what are today’s top stories?” Beginning today, CTV News, BNN, and TSN provide up-to-the-minute news stories via the Google Assistant on phones and smart speakers like Google Home. Hands-free updates are now available from Bell Media’s industry-leading news and sports brands on all Google Assistant-enabled devices in Canada.
Canadians can use Google Home to access nationally focused breaking news, business reports, and sports stories from CTV News, BNN, and TSN delivered by recognizable and trusted broadcasters from each station.
The Google Assistant provides audio updates to users when prompted by voice commands. To receive news updates, users can prompt the system with commands such as “Hey Google, listen to CTV News”, or “Hey Google, what’s the latest news from TSN?”
Comprehensive digital news updates, as well as on-demand video content, are also available from CTV News, BNN, and TSN on each outlet’s official website, as well as the CTV News GO, BNN GO, and TSN GO mobile apps.
About CTV News CTV News is Canada’s most-watched news organization both locally and nationally, and has a network of national, international, and local news operations. CTV News operations include CTV NEWS CHANNEL, BNN – Business News Network, CP24, and information programming, including CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME, CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH SANDIE RINALDO, W5, POWER PLAY, and QUESTION PERIOD. Flagship news sites include CTVNews.ca, as well as CP24.com and BNN.ca, and are complemented by CTV News GO, CP24 GO, and BNN GO apps, and text-over-video product, ON THE GO, which provide a direct connection to Canada’s most trusted news anytime and anywhere. With a perspective that is distinctly Canadian, CTV News brings Canadians the international and domestic news stories of the day and is the #1 news organization in Canada.
About BNN BNN – Business News Network is Canada’s first English-language television and digital service devoted to helping Canadians invest, build their businesses, and protect their families’ financial well-being. Along with 12 hours of market coverage, regular news updates, and direct access to the country’s top financial minds, the network features the only televised stock ticker with real-time data from the TSX, NYSE, and NASDAQ. BNN delivers real-time content across market-leading digital platforms including up-to-the-minute business news, newsmaker interviews, and stock market analysis online at BNN.ca. Listen to BNN business news reports in syndication on Bell Media Radio and other participating radio stations. BNN is a division of Bell Media.
About TSN TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and provides world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.ca, TSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, Champions Live Here as TSN delivers more championship events than any broadcaster in the country. The network’s deep and diverse roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, Premier League, Soccer Canada, CONCACAF Gold Cup and Champions League, MLB, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, UFC, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada and Rugby Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.