Radio & Television

ATSC 3.0 is the “saviour” of broadcast television

New tech standard to bring broadcast TV to smartphones (but not in Canada) By Lynn Greiner TORONTO – For almost 25 years, the ATSC (Advanced Television Systems Committee) 1.0 standard has driven the transmission of digital TV around the world, and with the switch to all digital a decade or so ago (in 2011 in Canada, 2009 in the U.S.), it was adopted as the standard for broadcast television transmission here. However, ATSC (the organization) is now promoting a new version, ATSC 3.0, that is brand new, will bring over-the-air-TV into the future and onto our smartphones, but is incompatible...

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.