Cable & Telecom

CES 2012: FCC’s Genachowski urges Congress to okay new auction to relieve “looming spectrum crunch”

LAS VEGAS - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski came to CES on this week to ruin the wireless party by urging Congress to authorize an auction of airwaves held by American TV broadcasters. Action must be taken, he said in his keynote address, to help relieve what he called "a looming spectrum crunch" that threatens America’s lead in rolling out fourth-generation mobile broadband services. "If you shut off the internet virtually nothing on the CES floor would work," Genachowski noted. The chairman wants Congress to give his agency the authority to conduct voluntary incentive auctions that would free up...

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.