By Dr. Mark Meitzen and Nick Crowley
NO ONE COULD REASONABLY claim a track contest was fair when one runner is required to run uphill against the wind while the other runners cover the same distance running downhill with the wind at their backs, yet that is precisely what is happening in Canadian wireless markets with the naive comparison of nominal prices for wireless services across countries without accounting for the significantly higher costs that Canadian wireless providers incur in providing service.
In terms of costs, Canadian providers are running uphill against the wind.
In previous economic analysis, we measured the individual…
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Telus leads all global operators in download speeds
CANADA’S BIG THREE wireless operators are providing superior data speeds to their customers, better than any other operators in the world, according to the most recent wireless performance research done by Opensignal.
In fact, Telus stood head and shoulders over everyone Opensignal measures when it comes to wireless download speeds, posting the highest average overall in the world at 75.8 Mbps, with Bell coming in second at 70.6 Mbps. Rogers placed 5th at 54.7 Mbps.
Opensignal’s testing software can be found on 95.9 million devices around the world, as of June 28, 2020 and…
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TORONTO — A new company formed by Telus, called GoCo, officially launched today offering Canadian businesses a suite of communication and collaboration solutions from a number of partner providers. GoCo... Continue Reading