01/15/2016 08:43 EST | Updated 01/15/2017 05:12 EST

Bell Media's CraveTV Expands Service To All Internet-Connected Canadians

Bell's streaming service boasts the HBO calatogue of TV shows.

TORONTO — Bell Media's CraveTV streaming service is now available to all Internet-connected Canadians.

CraveTV's catalogue includes older off-air HBO TV series like "The Sopranos" and "Sex and the City" and Showtime shows including "The Affair," "Penny Dreadful" and the new drama "Billions." 

It costs $7.99 a month to subscribe, with a one-month free trial available to new users. TV customers with providers including Bell, Eastlink, Sasktel and Telus can bundle in CraveTV access for a lower rate.

CraveTV competes with Netflix and Shomi, a streaming service launched by Rogers and Shaw.

In Canada, Netflix offers three plans ranging from $7.99 to $11.99 a month. Shomi charges $8.99 a month.