Cable & Telecom

Internet held up well in Canada, around the world, during pandemic, says Ookla

SEATTLE — Despite notable drops in download speeds in both mobile and fixed broadband networks last spring at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Internet held up well to the massive increase in use throughout 2020 as people around the world moved to remote work and schooling. That’s according to a year-end recap from Seattle-based broadband testing company Ookla, based on its Speedtest Intelligence data. Canada was among the many G20 countries who saw month-to-month declines in median download speeds over mobile during spring 2020. Other countries who saw dips in mobile speeds in the spring include Australia, France,...
 

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.