Cable & Telecom

Comcast testing 100G at IETF meeting this week

PHILADELPHIA – Comcast Corporation is testing a 100 Gigabit per second optical solution from Nortel this week at the 71st meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) conference in Philadelphia. It’s being dubbed as the first time that real traffic is run over a 100G wavelength on its existing network that is also carrying live 10G and 40G links. The trial is being run over the same optical infrastructure that supports a combination of high definition or HD video, Internet and voice traffic on Comcast’s existing fiber network from Philadelphia, PA to McLean, VA. More than 1,200 Internet engineers are...

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.