Cable & Telecom

CATA Alliance wants Canadian cities to get smarter

OTTAWA – The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) is calling on Canadian policy makers to adopt a U.K. best practices model to support the development of ‘smart cities’ here at home.The high-tech association launched a campaign Friday on the heels of a new U.K. report that values the smart cities industry at more than $400 billion globally by 2020.  A smart city uses intelligent technology to enhance quality of life in urban environments, for example, by minimizing waste, measuring water usage and managing transport routes.CATAAlliance CEO John Reid and i-Canada chair Bill Hutchison took to YouTube to generate support for the adoption of a...

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.