Cable & Telecom

New group to work towards platform interoperability

PORTLAND – A large number of the telecom industry's suppliers, including such names as Nortel and Motorola are behind the Communications Platforms Trade Association (CP-TA) The organization, announced last month, "is an association of communications platform and building block providers dedicated to accelerating the adoption of SIG-governed, open specification-based communications platforms through interoperability testing and certification," says the press release. With industry collaboration, the CP-TA plans to drive a mainstream market for open industry standard communications platforms by certifying interoperable products, which sounds like what CableLabs has done for years in the cable industry. "The CP-TA brings together industry leaders...

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.