Cable & Telecom

CEEVA moves to make Canadian set-top boxes more energy efficient

TORONTO - Bell, Cogeco, Rogers, Shaw, and Videotron were among the stakeholders present at last week’s inaugural meeting of the Steering Committee of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Voluntary Agreement for Set-Top Boxes (CEEVA).The parties, which also included set-top box manufacturers ARRIS and EchoStar Technologies as well as Natural Resources Canada, met to further earlier discussions over a voluntary agreement announced in January to cut the total annual energy consumption of Canadian set-top boxes.  Supporting organizations CableLabs and the Consumer Technology Association were also in attendance at the meeting.CEEVA said Thursday that the implementation of commitments are expected to reduce the total...

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.