Cable & Telecom

Canadian data plans priced less than U.S., says report

TORONTO – Data pricing in Canada is cheaper than in the U.S., particularly for light and extremely heavy users, according to an analyst’s report from BMO Capital Markets.The report , which compared data pricing for smart phones and iPads in both countries, also said that “given the competitive dynamics in Canada, we expect this trend to continue into 2011 as Canadian carriers focus on driving adoption of wireless data.”Other highlights from the report include:- Data roaming prices remain “prohibitively expensive” in both Canada and the U.S.;- Canadian device costs at retail remain more expensive in some cases than in the...

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.