Cable & Telecom

ITU launches guidelines to help countries develop emergency telecom plans

GENEVA — The current global coronavirus crisis demonstrates the importance of countries being prepared to respond to disaster scenarios, and to that end, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has launched new guidelines for the development and implementation of National Emergency Telecommunication Plans. The ITU says it is providing these guidelines to help countries better manage disaster response activities at a time when the frequency, intensity, and human and economic impact of disasters is on the rise worldwide. The guidelines are designed to assist national authorities and policymakers in developing policies and regulations that can ensure the continued use of telecom...

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.