Cable & Telecom

5G helping narrow rural-urban divide in Canada, Opensignal says

LONDON, U.K. – New analysis released today by U.K.-based mobile analytics company Opensignal shows 5G is helping reduce the mobile experience gap between Canada’s urban and rural communities. Opensignal compared rural and urban areas of Canada as well as comparing Canada with Australia, Brazil, the U.S. and Germany. “The average overall download speeds of Canadian mobile users averaged ranged from 55.6 to 63.1 Mbps in different types of urban areas. This was 14.1-21.7 Mbps (34.1-52.2%) faster than the speeds in Canada’s rural areas,” according to Opensignal’s report. “This gap in mobile download speeds between urban and rural areas is higher...

Our industry and COVID-19

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