Cable & Telecom

Telstra signs five-year global distribution deal with NHL

NEW YORK — Australia-headquartered global telecom company Telstra announced today it has signed a five-year agreement with the National Hockey League to distribute up to 1,400 NHL games per year to viewers around the world using Telstra’s Global Media Network (GMN). “Telstra’s GMN is a purpose-built video contribution and distribution network supporting permanent and occasional use services for point-to-point and point-to-multipoint on a consumptive-based business model across traditional broadcast, IP video standards and cloud connectivity,” explains a press release. The NHL hockey games will be distributed by Telstra via subsea fibre cables, satellite and IP broadcast. Telstra will support the...

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.