Cable & Telecom

IPTV Viewpoint: 25 Mbps “isn’t going to do the trick”

RESEARCH AND INVESTMENT BANKING FIRM Think Equity says it believes that American telco AT&T (the former SBC) will scale back its IPTV rollout for a number of reasons, the primary one being that providing a 25 Mbps service to consumers is simply not enough. "We believe the so-called 'Project Lightspeed', substantially built on VDSL2, will see a scaling back in terms of homes passed over the next two to three years," says the Think Equity release. "The target had been 18 million homes in three years… We believe the fundamental reason AT&T is likely to do this, is that it...

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.