Cable & Telecom

CraveTV, shomi credited with declining P2P Filesharing in Canada: Sandvine

WATERLOO, ON - New streaming entrants such as shomi and CraveTV have helped to drive down P2P Filesharing of total fixed network traffic in Canada, which declined from 15% observed last year to 11% this year, according to data from Sandvine.Netflix continues to be the leading application in Canada, accounting for over 34% of downstream traffic in the peak evening hours, Sandvine continued.  Four years ago, Netflix accounted for just 13.5% of evening traffic in Canada.Other unique traits found on Canadian networks include:- Twitch and Valve's Steam store are now among the top-10 bandwidth consuming applications online, and gaming as...

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.