Cable & Telecom

Videotron transporting Games feed

MONTREAL – The local digital transmission of the broadcast feed from Radio-Canada and CBC is being delivered by Videotron. Throughout the duration of the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Videotron Business Solutions and T-Systems, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, are co-operating to transmit the feed. Under an agreement between Videotron and T-Systems, T-Systems is responsible for carrying the feed from Italy to its own network end points (points of presence) in Montreal and Toronto, while Videotron is responsible for local transmission of the fibre-optic signals to CBC headquarters in Toronto and Radio-Canada headquarters in Montréal. Videotron Business Solutions routes the...