Cable & Telecom

ATSC establishes candidate standard for Interactive TV

- WASHINGTON, D.C - The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has elevated the A/105 Interactive Services system to ‘Candidate Standard’.  ‘Candidate Standard’ status is a major step toward becoming a ‘Proposed Standard’, and then on to consideration as a full-fledged ATSC Standard.A key element of the emerging ATSC 2.0 standard, A/105 is designed to enable the marriage of Internet-delivered and broadcast content.  A/105 provides for the extension of these services to second screens, such as tablets and smartphones, and provides for delivery of needed resources via the Internet path.In addition to services already part of traditional terrestrial broadcast television, future...

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.