Cable & Telecom

Huge Canadian piracy raid

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – EchoStar Communications (Dish Network) has confiscated thousands of pieces of satellite signal theft gear in Ontario, says a Multichannel News report. Calling it "one of the largest civil raids in the company’s history," EchoStar Communications, with the help of technology vendor NagraStar and Bell ExpressVu (which uses the same equipment as EchoStar), confiscated the pirate devices and police made arrests in July. The raid follows a similar one in March of this year which also netted equipment, people and lists of individuals with illegal dishes.EchoStar and their partners are "continuing to work with law-enforcement officials to combat...

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.