Cable & Telecom

Headend companies loving the telco TV boom

WITH MORE AND MORE of the world’s telcos adding subscribers and services, the companies making the headends which deliver the video signals are enjoying a boom, says research firm In-Stat. "As more headends are built, the market for broadcast TV content-processing equipment will turn from newly built headends to headend upgrades," said Michelle Abraham, In-Stat analyst, in a release. "Many of these upgrades will be the addition or replacement of encoding equipment as more channels are added and encoding technology improves. The launch of new HD channels will be a driving factor for additional encoding equipment." The research also found:...

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.