Radio & Television

Web-to-TV set top boxes bring Internet services to TV

WITH INTERNET VIDEO AVAILABLE everywhere from game consoles to smart phones, hybrid web-to-TV set top boxes are poised to marry a new set of Internet services to TV sets.By integrating Internet capability into cable, satellite, telcoTV (IPTV), and digital terrestrial set top boxes, these hybrid boxes will bring ‘apps’ and ‘widgets’ to TV programming, in addition to advanced advertising, says new research from In-Stat.The report Web-to-TV Hybrid Set Top Boxes in Six Regions predicts that the value of hybrid set top boxes that are immediately put into use will reach US$ 1.3 billion worldwide by 2014.“TV programs have come to the Internet.  Now,...

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.