Cable & Telecom

High speed Internet adoption continues to lag availability: report

OTTAWA – The success of broadband Internet is often gauged by the proportion of the population that is connected.  According to a report from Giganomics, the rate of adoption of high speed Internet in Canada has seen a dramatic increase when tracked by economic regions. According to 2009 data, 80% of Canadians reported going on-line, with 77% using a connection at home.  In terms of rural communities, broadband is available to 84% of households, compared to 100% in urban areas.  However, the gap between availability and adoption is not that different between the two regions.  Data on urban versus rural adoption is for high-speed connections...

Our industry and COVID-19

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