CATA chooses JITR for on-demand video delivery

Posted by Rob Lewis

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) is turning to on-demand video content to educate their members but itBusiness.ca's Brian Jackson wonders if a fee-for-service model fly with potential subscribers?

Ottawa-based non-profit CATA Alliance is the largest hi-tech membership association in Canada. It's new video serviced dubbed CATAnet TV On-Demand Service has hit the Web, offering one channel and four videos, with more channels and content on the way soon.

The on-demand Web video is part of CATA re-vamping its services to take advantage of Web 2.0 technologies, says CATA CEO John Reid. He equates the offering to an on-demand specialty TV channel.

“Look at your Rogers TV. If you're interested in golf, you subscribe to Golf TV,” he says. “We're going to offer a channel that's an education tool to advance training and the messaging of the alliance.”

CATA has chosen Calgary's Just in Time Resources and their JET communication platform to deliver video live or on-demand via the web.

Company:
Just In Time Resources
Website:
http://www.jitresources.com
Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Just-in-Time Resources (JITR) is the developer of the Just-in-time Enterprise Transporter (JET), an easy to use, private, secure communications platform. JITR was founded in 2004 by company President Lorand Szojka and a small group of private investors. Just-in-Time Resources (JITR) provides private, global, video and rich media communications in a secure, highly scalable, and easy-to-use managed service.... more

Company:
Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA)
Website:
http://www.cata.ca
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance grows the revenues of its 28,000 members by creating a collaborative edge -- a chain of expanding value that ripples across Canada’s Innovators, Commercializers, Users, and Professionals. The largest high-tech association in Canada, CATAAlliance matches businesses with opportunities across almost every sector, so that we can all do business together. Reaching out from... more


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Rob Lewis

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