Cable & Telecom

Shaw looking at network PVR

CALGARY – Shaw Communications president Peter Bissonnette said Thursday that the cable division is looking at launching network digital video recording service. The service would make personal video recording (PVR) capabilities available to any customer with a regular digital set top box as any recording would be done within the cable infrastructure and not on the consumer premises. "We are very interested in the network PVR concept," said Bissonnette during a conference call Thursday. While there are "switching and network congestion" issues that have to be worked out, he added, network DVR is something Shaw is testing. Bissonnette gave no...

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.