Cable & Telecom

Whole-home PVRs driving coax home networking

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The number of whole-home personal/digital video recorder installations is expected to grow at a rate of over 100% annually from 2006 to 2008, reports research firm In-Stat. This growth will be driven by service providers (such as cable companies) and consumers. "Whole-home DVRs in addition to 'no-new-wires' options, such as coax, enable service providers to reduce their video distribution network deployment costs while offering consumers flexible benefits," the release says. Telco TV, cable, and satellite TV providers are all candidates and represent the primary channel for video distribution in the home over coax. "Service providers are deploying...

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.