Cable & Telecom

Canadians visits to piracy sites climb, as does their risk of malware

TORONTO – The Motion Picture Association of Canada has published a study which shows a growing number of Canadians are visiting illegal streaming sites and exposing themselves to cyber attacks.The report, 2019 Movie & TV Piracy Trends in Canada, says 26% of Canadians consumed pirated content during a three-month period in 2018 and that there were a total of 2.6 billion visits to pirate content sites by Canadians in 2018.Also, 74% of Canadians visits to sites used for piracy are to non peer-to-peer sites but are instead mostly to illegal streamers.While the economic impact to legitimate outlets is quantifiable (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.