Cable & Telecom

Household Internet access twice as high in urban areas compared to rural, says ITU

Mobile, broadband connectivity gaps persist in rural areas globally GENEVA — Although virtually all urban areas in the world are covered by a mobile broadband network, gaps in connectivity and Internet access continue to persist in rural areas, according to a new report released today by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). The ITU’s Measuring Digital Development: Facts and figures 2020 report reveals connectivity gaps in rural areas are especially pronounced in least developed countries (LDCs), where 17% of the rural population live in areas with no mobile coverage, and 19% of the rural population is covered by only a 2G...

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.