Cable & Telecom

Cost of 2GB, 6GB data plans down from early 2020, says Government of Canada

OTTAWA – The Government of Canada announced last week the prices for the majority of 2GB and 6GB data plans decreased by 9%-25% compared to benchmark prices. These numbers were announced by François-Philippe Champagne, the minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and came from the publication of the latest quarter wireless pricing data. The benchmarks used are “based on prices advertised on company websites in early 2020 for postpaid, bring your own device (BYOD), unlimited talk and text 4G/LTE plans in the 2 GB to 6 GB range,” according to a press release. The government expects that, over course of...

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.