Cable & Telecom

Canadians like to multi-task with the TV on, and they don’t disconnect

OTTAWA – Almost no one goes “off the grid” anymore and most watch TV and surf at the same time.That’s just a couple of the intersting findings from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s annual look at the state of the nation’s internet—Canada’s Internet Factbook 2019. The survey of more than 2,000 Canadians found that 85% had not gone “off-the-grid” (spent more than one-week offline) in the last year, and only one in five had even disconnected for eight consecutive hours.The report’s other key findings include:Boomers and seniors have embraced smartphones. Those 55+ who browse the web using mobile devices has...

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.