Cable & Telecom

Microsoft and Sigma announce low-cost, HD-enabling, IPTV system on a chip

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Microsoft Corp. and Sigma Designs Inc. have announced the availability of a new class of system-on-chip (SOC) that will enable the production of low-cost, high-definition-capable devices optimized for the Microsoft TV Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Edition software platform. The new SMP8634 media processor from Sigma Designs will enable set-top box and consumer electronics manufacturers to create a range of products for broadband service providers to deliver IPTV services to the home, say the two companies. The announcement was made this weekend at IBC2005, the International Broadcasters Convention, in Amsterdam. Microsoft and Sigma Designs have worked closely together...

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.