Radio & Television

Telesat to install CSR’s repeaters

TORONTO - Telesat Canada will install the needed terrestrial repeaters that for Canadian Satellite Radio, the company announced this morning. Once the national service is launched this fall, CSR will require a number of repeaters on the ground across Canada to make the digital sound flawless from coast-to-coast. Satellite is a line-of-sight technology, so repeaters are required due to tall buildings and other potential satellite signal blockages. The repeaters are part of CSR's $100 million start-up spend."Unlike cellular phones, which only work off cellular towers in certain areas, CSR will implement repeaters to enhance the national satellite signal that covers...

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.