Cable & Telecom

Cable industry ready for IPv6 transition, says CableLabs

LOUISVILLE, CO - The cable industry is “well positioned” to transition to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) as the addresses available from the current protocol, IPv4, nears exhaustion, according to CableLabs.Many experts predict that the last IPv4 addresses that can be allocated to ISPs will run out later this year.  CableLabs says that the ultimate solution is the ubiquitous implementation of IPv6 protocol technology, and has developed strategies to enable its cable system operator members to continue offering IPv4 service while the transition to IPv6 is completed.At the request of its members, CableLabs began updating its specifications in 2004 to account...

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.