Cable & Telecom

CABLE SHOW 2014: Comcast wild about WiFi, wants millions of public hotspots, most based in customer homes

LOS ANGELES - In a move aimed at blanketing the U.S. with wireless coverage, Comcast is looking to extend its WiFi network to as many as 8 million hotspots by the end of the year, far more access points than any other North American cable or wireless provider.Comcast, which already has about a million hotspots under its umbrella, unveiled its bold expansion plans at the Cable Show in Los Angeles last week, outlining how it intends to extend its Xfinity WiFi network to those 8 million hotspots. Plans call for adding tens of thousands of access points in 19 of...

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.