Cable & Telecom

Pelmorex floats possible emergency alert communication improvements after Rogers outage

OTTAWA – The operator of the country’s emergency alert system is suggesting possibly developing “protocols and procedures” for distributors to inform it about any disruptions to the delivery of alerts. In a Wednesday response to the CRTC’s request for more information about the Rogers network outage in July, Pelmorex said such measures could enable it to quickly notify government issuers of the alert about the problem. Pelmorex was asked by the regulator to provide comment earlier this month. The company also suggested that it could potentially work with trade associations representing the broadcasters of the alert — including Rogers in...

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.