Cable & Telecom

CableLabs announces innovative switched digital solution for one-way digital cable ready devices

LOUISVILLE, CO – CableLabs on Monday announced it has developed a new solution that extends the functionality of certain Unidirectional Digital Cable Ready Products (UDCPs) that use Cablecards to access switched digital services previously unavailable to such devices. The new solution was developed in conjunction with TiVo, Motorola, Scientific-Atlanta, BigBand Networks and C-COR. CableLabs recently developed specifications for a new external interface that enables UDCPs equipped with a USB connector and necessary firmware to access switched digital cable channels, benefiting both cable operators and consumers. A new adapter using this interface will attach to the UDCP device so the device...

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.