Cable & Telecom

ITU approves standards for IPTV and VOIP

LOUISVILLE, Colo. – The main International Telecommunications Union (ITU) study group for broadband services last week approved Internet Protocol and advanced HDTV proposals during meetings held at the headquarters of CableLabs in Colorado. ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies. During the meetings, held October 29 to November 2, ITU Study Group 9 (entitled Integrated Broadband Cable Networks and Television and Sound Transmission) approved for standardization a major recommendation contributing to the advancement of IPTV, Recommendation J.700 “IPTV Service Requirements and Framework for Secondary Distribution.” Secondary distribution is an ITU term meaning use of a...

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.