Cable & Telecom

NCTA 2008: Comcast to reclaim half of its bandwidth – and why playing offense is a much better plan

NEW ORLEANS – Using a variety of techniques, but primarily switching a whole lot of analog channels over to digital, Comcast, the largest cable company in North America, says it will reclaim up to half of its bandwidth in the next one-and-a-half to two years. Comcast president and CEO Brian Roberts mentioned the effort at this afternoon’s general session here in New Orleans at the National Cable Telecommunications Association’s Cable Show and reaffirmed it for reporters in a press conference following the session. “We’ve said we hope to take 20% of homes passed and create an all-digital experience for the...

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.