Cable & Telecom

Mayweather/McGregor bout a win for streaming piracy: Sandvine

WATERLOO, ON – Saturday night’s tilt between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor in Las Vegas resulted in a surge of live TV piracy, a.k.a. pirate IPTV, says Sandvine.In a post entitled Mayweather vs. McGregor: A Technical Knockout for TV Pirates, Sandvine detailed the results of its traffic monitoring at an unnamed fixed access tier-1 network in a major North American city that found that scores of viewers tuned into pirate IPTV services on fight night.“On a portion of a tier-1 North American fixed access network with over one hundred thousand households, we observed that approximately 8% of subscribers have devices configured to...

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.