Cable & Telecom

ICTC spearheads launch of Canadian blockchain ecosystem

OTTAWA - The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) has announced plans to further develop a nationwide blockchain ecosystem.In collaboration with ColliderX, the Blockchain Association of Canada, the Blockchain Research Institute, and Blockchain Canada, ICTC said that the new blockchain ecosystem will commence activities January 1, 2018 and facilitate collaboration on intellectual property, investment, knowledge-sharing, education, and trade plus will support appropriate regulatory activities.Through this initiative, ICTC estimates that Canada’s blockchain market will reach $2.5B (CAD) and create approximately 107,700 jobs by 2024. Like the first generation of the Internet before it, ICTC says that the second generation based on blockchain will...

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.