Cable & Telecom

Bell buys CSB Systems

MONTREAL - Bell Canada today announced the acquisition of Winnipeg-based CSB Systems, an established enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems integrator in Western Canada. Bell will integrate CSB Systems' portfolio of... Continue Reading


THE 2005 SOCIETY OF CABLE Telecommunications Engineers’ main trade show, the 2005 Cable-Tec Expo, begins next week in San Antonio, Texas. As a service to our cable technical readers, here... Continue Reading

Cogeco to announce VOIP details today

MONTREAL – Canada’s fourth-largest cable operator, Cogeco Cable, will announce details of its impending launch of voice over Internet protocol telephony this morning. The company has been testing and quietly launching... Continue Reading

Calling all telecom stakeholders

OTTAWA - The Telecommunications Policy Review Panel today launched its formal stakeholder consultation process by releasing a consultation document inviting input from interested stakeholders. The Industry Canada-appointed panel hopes to... Continue Reading

CCSA, Wild TV announce deal

QUISPAMSIS, N.B. – Independent digital specialty service Wild TV and the Canadian Cable Systems Alliance recently announced the completion of a five-year master affiliation agreement. The new channel is all... Continue Reading

S-A, Microsoft, sign IPTV deal

CHICAGO - Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. and Microsoft Corp. announced today the two companies will collaborate on developing IPTV. S-A (which supplies digital cable set-top boxes to Rogers Cable and Videotron in... Continue Reading