Cable & Telecom

Energy efficient set-top boxes translate into big savings for consumers

ARLINGTON, VA – The extension of an agreement that vows to improve the energy efficiency of set-top boxes is expected to save U.S. consumers $1.6 billion in energy costs and avoid 9.3 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions each year, once the benefits of the agreement's new commitments are fully realized.The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and NCTA - The Internet & Television Association (NCTA) this week announced a four-year extension of the Voluntary Agreement for Ongoing Improvement to the Energy Efficiency of Set-Top Boxes, initially signed in 2012.  The extension of the agreement runs through a report in 2022.Agreement...

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.