Cable & Telecom

91% of Canadians used Internet in 2018, says StatsCan

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada released the results of its most recent Canadian Internet Use Survey, which showed that 91% of Canadians aged 15 and older used the Internet in 2018.The provinces of Alberta and British Columbia recorded the highest proportion of Internet users at 94%, while Newfoundland and Labrador posted the lowest proportion at 86%.Overall, 94% of Canadians had home Internet access. The survey respondents who did not have Internet access at home gave several reasons, including the cost of Internet service (28%) and equipment (19%), and the unavailability of Internet service (8%). Almost half of Canadians who used the Internet...

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.