Cable & Telecom

Bell tops first Canadian Netflix speed ranking

LOS GATOS, CA – Bell took first place and Rogers finished last in Netflix’s first Canadian ISP Speed Index that compared connection speeds amongst 14 providers.The fibre services from Bell and Bell Aliant topped the chart at 3.19 and 3.10 Mbps, respectively, closely followed by Shaw at 3.00 Mbps and Videotron at 2.82 Mbps.  Rogers ranked 14th with 1.67 Mbps.The average speed for Canada was 2.52 Mbps, which Netflix said beats that of the United States, but ranks below most European nations. The Netflix ISP Speed Index is based on data from the more than 48 million Netflix members worldwide who...

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.