Bell announces exclusive Canadian partnership with mobile video platform, Quibi

From Left to Right: President and Chief Executive Officer, BCE and Bell Canada, Mirko Bibic; Quibi Founder and Chairman of the Board Jeffrey Katzenberg; and  President, Bell Media, Randy Lennox

Bell has announced it will become the first Canadian partner of the new mobile video platform, Quibi.

Quibi launches April 6th for the monthly price of $6.99 with advertising and $9.99 without ads.

The mobile-first platform will deliver content from Hollywood heavy hitters like Steven Spielberg, Paul Feig and Steven Soderbergh, one quick bite at a time with episodes shorter than 10 minutes.

Bell will be the only Canadian media company producing exclusive content for the platform.

Two Bell Media series will be part of Quibi's Daily Essentials.

CTV News will produce a daily news program and TSN will produce a daily sports update.

Bell is the parent company of NEWSTALK 1010.