Cable & Telecom

Rogers teams with U of Waterloo for virtual hockey hackathon

TORONTO and WATERLOO — Rogers Communications, Sportsnet and the University of Waterloo today announced the launch of the Sportsnet Hockey Hack, a virtual hackathon in which students will design applications to enhance the fan experience for Sportsnet viewers, using Rogers’ 5G technology and data from the NHL’s Puck and Player Tracking system used during the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The student teams participating in the hackathon will also use Intel technology, software tools and expertise, including Intel Smart Edge and OpenVINO, to build applications designed to create fun, immersive viewing experiences for Sportsnet and NHL fans. Some of the potential...

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.