Cable & Telecom

IDC readies IPTV services gateway for satellite operators

OTTAWA – Direct-to-home (DTH) satellite operators may soon be able to offer IPTV services to their customers via a new suite of products from International Datacasting Corporation (IDC). The Ottawa-based company said Tuesday that its IDC Digital Tattoo portfolio will enable DTH satellite operators to extend the range of services they offer through Ehernet-based content distribution within multiple dwelling units (MDU) like apartment buildings, hotels, campuses and gated communities. Digital Tattoo allows content to be delivered by satellite to a micro video server within the MDU which can be used to provide a video on demand service, for example. Server content, which remains...

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.