Cable & Telecom

PVRs moving to mainstream

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - In just seven years since their original introduction, personal video recorders have gone from "niche" to mainstream, according to research firm In-Stat. 2005 was another banner year for PVR products with worldwide unit shipments reaching 19 million, a 60% increase over the 11.9 million units shipped in 2004. The company projects that worldwide unit shipment totals will reach 42 million by 2010. "TV viewers like the PVRs ability to record programming with the push of a button," said Mike Paxton, In-Stat analyst. "Pay-TV service providers like PVRs for their ability to create new revenue streams, while at...

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.