Cable & Telecom

NCTA 2008: HD homes watch more TV

NEW ORLEANS – HDTV homes (at least a whole bunch of them in Los Angeles) watch more television, overall, than other, non-HD households, according to new research released today at the NCTA Cable Show in New Orleans. Ironically, however, HD-enabled homes still tune to standard-definition (SD) channels in large numbers, even when HD versions are available. Unfortunately, the release did not say how much more TV high definition subscribers consume. The study additionally demonstrates that simulcast HD networks that mirror a channel's standard-definition programming outperform so-called compilation HD channels, which present some of a network's programs in high-definition, but whose...

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.