Cable & Telecom

Microsoft brands its IPTV Mediaroom

CHICAGO – Microsoft's newest version of its IPTV platform was unveiled over the weekend at telecom conference NXTComm. Featuring several new multimedia capabilities, including in-home personal music and photo sharing, dynamic MultiView (multiple picture-in-picture) capabilities, Multimedia Application Environment for development of interactive services and advanced applications, and digital terrestrial television (DTT) support, both Bell Canada and Telus use and have plans for deeper use of the Microsoft IPTV platform. Microsoft also introduced the Microsoft Mediaroom Application Development toolkit, which provides service providers and third-party developers with tools to create compelling, revenue-generating TV-based applications that run on the platform. With this...

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.