Cable & Telecom

Digital gender divide widening globally, says new ITU report

GENEVA — Although Internet usage between men and women is at almost near-parity in the Americas, the digital gender gap is widening globally with women in most countries still trailing men in benefiting from the transformational power of digital technologies. That’s according to a new report from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).Some 4.1 billion people are now online, but overall the proportion of all women using the Internet globally is 48%, compared to 58% of all men. More men than women use the Internet in every region of the world except the Americas, where the digital divide is much narrower...

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.