Cable & Telecom

Home Wi-Fi usage during workdays has doubled in Canada since Covid-19 pandemic started

PALO ALTO, California — As so much of Canada has adopted work-from-home policies in recent weeks due to Covid-19, the number of people active online at home during the workday has more than doubled in most major cities across the country, according to new data from Wi-Fi services platform provider Plume. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Plume provides a cloud-based Wi-Fi services platform for smart homes and works with Internet service providers to deliver whole-home Wi-Fi connectivity. For example, Bell’s Whole Home Wi-Fi service is powered by Plume, according to 2018 blog post on Plume’s website. Using anonymized data collected...

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.