BRANCHEZ-VOUS! launches an application for Android smartphones
MONTREAL, Feb. 3 /CNW/ – The BRANCHEZ-VOUS! news site is now available
as an Android application for smartphones.
The BRANCHEZ-VOUS! app allows users to access the latest news, including
technology, business, entertainment and sports news, anytime and
anywhere. Content can be downloaded for offline viewing – for example,
users can also access information on the subway.
With this, BRANCHEZ-VOUS! is the first Quebec-based media app available
on the Android platform – which is the fastest growing operating system
As the Quebec leader in technology coverage and as a pioneer in mobile
platform usage, BRANCHEZ-VOUS! is already available as an iPhone and
iPod Touch app, as an iPad app, and as a mobile site at BVmobile.com.
About Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., (TSX: RCI;
NYSE: RCI), operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers
Broadcasting has 55 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Television
properties include 5 Citytv stations as well as 5 OMNI multicultural
television stations, Rogers Sportsnet consisting of four regional
channels and the nationally distributed Sportsnet ONE, and the
Shopping Channel, a televised and Internet shopping service. Rogers
Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines such as
Maclean’s, Chatelaine, Flare, L’actualité and Canadian Business, and is
the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial
publications. All media properties are integrated with their own
popular web sites. Rogers Media also owns The Toronto Blue Jays
Baseball Club and Rogers Centre, a year-round sports and entertainment