Cable & Telecom

CES 2010: Microsoft’s Mediaroom 2.0 available to operators to test next month

LAS VEGAS - One announcement that got buried in Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s keynote last night is the announcement of Microsoft Mediaroom 2.0, the next version of its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) platform. Mediaroom 2.0's in-web browser video-on-demand services looks promising and could enable cable operators and telcos to better compete with online services like Hulu.Microsoft claims Mediaroom 2.0 will enable television service operators to provide their TV services to more subscribers than ever before, delivering more content to more screens than the previous version of Mediaroom — both inside and outside the home. “Our strategy with Mediaroom is to...

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.