Cable & Telecom

CBC/Radio-Canada taps Hunter Communications for satellite space segment services

OTTAWA - Hunter Communications has won a contract to provide CBC/Radio-Canada with satellite space segment services.Using a powerful Ku-band beam that Hunter designed to service Canada and specifically the far north, Hunter said that it will provide the public broadcaster with more transmission throughput and the ability to use smaller antennas that are easier to move to remote transmission sites.CBC/Radio-Canada broadcast signals and bi-directional IP communication services will be carried on the 54 MHz Ku-band and 36 MHz C-band capacity they have contracted, continues Hunter’s news release.  The satellite service will complement CBC’s terrestrial fibre network and further support CBC/Radio-Canada’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.