Cable & Telecom

50 million set top boxes

HORSHAM, PA – In October of 1996, the first General Instrument DCT 1000 was shipped to its first customer. This month, Motorola, which bought GI (which was once Jerrold) announced it has shipped its 50-millionth DCT. "In 1996, the very first digital cable networks were built, and with them came the promise of a new world of home entertainment: Digital television with crystal-clear stereo sound and high-definition picture quality, thousands of movies and shows available on-demand, interactive on-screen applications such as program guides, and more – all delivered to a digital cable receiver in the living room," says the press...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.