Cable & Telecom

Mobile TV standards fragmentation will continue

ALTHOUGH WORLDWIDE MOBILE TV broadcast subscription revenue is predicted to reach US$12 billion in 2012, the current fragmentation of standards in mobile TV broadcasting may impede rollout. Certainly, standards fragmentation appears here to stay, according to Scottsdale, Ariz.-based market research firm In-Stat. Mobile TV broadcasting standards being used currently or under development include DVB-H, ATSC-M/H, CMMB, ISDB-T, DVB-SH, T-DMB and MediaFLO. According to In-Stat, DVB-H is the most widely used digital mobile TV broadcast standard, in terms of number of operators that have launched services, globally. In its new report, “Worldwide Mobile TV Broadcasting: Analog a Viable Option”, In-Stat says...

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.