Cable & Telecom

Cogeco customers’ daytime Internet use up 60%

MONTREAL — Cogeco Connexion reported Tuesday it has seen a significant increase in traffic on all of its services over the past month as teleworking and greater use of online educational and digital entertainment platforms have caused peaks in network utilization during the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the news release, Cogeco has experienced the following network traffic increases in the last month: Approximately 60% greater use of its Internet services during the day and about 25% at night; 40% increase in traffic for its video-on-demand services and growth of between 20% and 40% for other video streaming services, including Netflix;...

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.