Cable & Telecom

4M Canadian smartphone users plan to upgrade to 5G over next year or so, says Ericsson report

TORONTO — Adoption of 5G is moving into the mainstream in Canada as four million smartphone users plan to upgrade to 5G services over the next 12 to 15 months, according to a new Ericsson ConsumerLab report, released today. Eight in 10 current 5G users in Canada don’t want to return to 4G, the report also found. Conducted as part of its largest global 5G-related consumer survey to date, Ericsson’s Canadian study is based on online interviews with 1,200 Canadian consumers between April and July 2022. This Canadian sample “is statistically representative of the views of 24 million consumers,” according to a press release....

Our industry and COVID-19

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