Radio & Television

WBU “strongly endorses” Call to Action on Emergency Alerting

TORONTO – The World Broadcasting Unions (WBU), a coordinating body for broadcast unions around the world, today announced it “strongly endorses the “Call to Action on Emergency Alerting”, which supports the implementation of the international standard alerting format Common Alerting Protocol (CAP),” a WBU press release says. The call to action requests a greater effort be made “to ensure that by 2025 all countries have the capacity for effective and authoritative emergency alerting that leverages the CAP, suitable for all media and all hazards,” the release says. The standard “makes public alerting faster, easier, less error-prone, and more understandable.” It helps...

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.