Cable & Telecom

BlackBerry creates new BTS tech unit headed by Dr. Chennakeshu

WATERLOO, ON – BlackBerry has tapped Dr. Sandeep Chennakeshu to lead a new business unit called BlackBerry Technology Solutions, or BTS.According to Monday’s announcement, the BTS business unit comprises BlackBerry's technology assets, including: QNX (embedded software), Project Ion (Internet of Things application platform), Certicom (cryptography applications), and Paratek (RF antenna tuning), as well as BlackBerry's patent portfolio.Dr. Chennakeshu has been engaged in research, product development, IP creation/licensing and general management in the wireless, electronics and semiconductor industry for over 25 years, including serving as president of Ericsson Mobile Platforms and CTO of Sony-Ericsson.  He is also a named inventor on...

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.