Radio & Television

Canadians love their tablets, HD TVs; but price still poses a barrier for some: MTM

OTTAWA – Nearly a third of Canadians own a tablet computer, and two-thirds of Anglophone Canadians own an HD screen TV, according to two new reports from Media Technology Monitor. Income is the driving force behind adoption of tablets, reads MTM’s report, “The Rise of Tablet Computers,” as close to 60% of high-income earners own a tablet. In terms of brands, tablets are still dominated by Apple, however other manufacturers have carved out some market share. The second report, “High Definition, 3D & Smart TVs,” examines key trends in Canada’s TV market and their penetration rates, as well as factors...