Cable & Telecom

CableLabs confirms significant set-top power savings from ‘light sleep’ mode

LOUISVILLE, CO - Digital set-top boxes used by the U.S. cable industry this year are projected to offer energy savings of 20% or more when the devices shift into a new ‘light sleep’ mode,according to recent evaluations by CableLabs - Energy Lab. ‘Light sleep’ refers to a lower-power condition that allows essential activities within a set-top box to continue while energy consumption associated with other tasks, such as channel tuning and video display, is discontinued.  As part of a major new cable industry energy conservation initiative announced last Fall, the six largest U.S. cable companies, serving approximately 85% of U.S....

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.