Cable & Telecom

COMMENTARY: The one-channel universe

THE MULTI-CHANNEL UNIVERSE grows bigger all the time, doesn't it? In the 1990s, Liberty Media chairman John Malone (when he headed TCI, then the largest cable company in the world) coined the "500-channel universe" phrase. In these days of multiple digital channels and on demand capabilities, to say nothing of what we can get from iTunes or on some mobile phones, we've moved well beyond the 500-channel limit. In fact, many say we've moved into the millions of channels universe, what with all that's available on the web, with Google, Yahoo!, AOL and others launching various sorts of video services,...

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.