Cable & Telecom

Open IPTV Forum, MPEG Industry Forum join forces

FREMONT, CA - The Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) and MPEG Industry Forum (MPEGIF) have announced plans to consolidate and merge the assets of MPEGIF into the OIPF. The two organizations said Monday that the decision comes as the MPEG Industry Forum activities reached a “natural and successful conclusion” with the emergence of MPEG-4 Part 10, (alternatively known as H.264), as the dominant codec in next generation video technology and the proven successor to MPEG-2. Asset mergers like this represent natural consolidation in a maturing industry and are the positive result of cross-industry consensus on fundamental technologies, the announcement continued.  Now,...

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.