Cable & Telecom

Motorola grows switched video capabilities

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - Motorola, Inc. acquired Vertasent, LLC on Monday, boosting the company's switched and IP video capabilities. Based in Colmar, Pa., Vertasent is a privately-held developer of software applications that enables services such as content-on-demand or IPTV to share resources and be delivered over a common infrastructure, says the press release. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Vertasent's applications manage the elements in a "switched" digital video network – a key area of interest for cable operators. A switched video architecture can increase available bandwidth in a cable network by dynamically transmitting only those channels currently being watched...

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.