Radio & Television

Tech shifts in real-time broadcast MPEG encoder market: Report

THE REAL-TIME BROADCAST MPEG encoder market is growing as new digital TV providers and TV channels are launched and HD content grows, says a new report from tech research firm In-Stat. There is also a large shift taking place, as H.264 is replacing MPEG-2 as the compression technology of choice in many of the segments. "The move to distribute programming in H.264 is creating a new category of product, the H.264 to MPEG-2 transcoder, which will be needed particularly by cable operators that have large installed bases of MPEG-2 set top boxes," says Michelle Abraham, In-Stat analyst. "The large number...

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.