Cable & Telecom

BROADBAND: Canada way ahead of U.S., says report

TORONTO – Almost half of Canadian households (49%) are now connected to the Internet via high-speed broadband – and young surfers are using those fat connections to access more and more video, according to new research being released today by Toronto-based Solutions Research Group. The U.S., it found, lags significantly behind – where only 34% of U.S. households have a high-speed Internet connection. These are among the key findings of two reports of among more than 2,800 randomly-selected Canadians and Americans in May-June 2005. “Broadband penetration is a significant marker for the delivery of on-demand video content and entertainment –...