Cable & Telecom

Energy-efficient set-top boxes saved U.S. consumers almost $1 billion last year: D+R report

WASHINGTON, DC — American consumers saved approximately US$941 million in energy costs in 2016 as a result of the voluntary set-top box energy conservation agreement among pay-TV providers, manufacturers and energy efficiency advocates in the U.S., according to a new report from independent auditor D+R International.Over the last four years since the inception of the Voluntary Agreement in 2013, U.S. consumers have saved almost $2.1 billion in energy costs, according to D+R’s report. In addition, over the same four-year period, adoption of the voluntary agreement has resulted in a reduction of 11.8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions —...

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.