Cable & Telecom

Landline use drops in CRTC’s latest Communications Monitoring Report

Household expenditure data from 2013-17 showcasedGATINEAU – Canadian households continued to abandon landline telephone service in favour of mobile service, with almost a third subscribing to mobile service only, the CRTC said in its latest Communications Monitoring Report released today.The data from 2013-2017 shows how household subscriptions to television distribution services continued their gradual decline, with “about three-quarters of households subscribing, while the percentage of households with Internet service increased slightly to 89%,” reads the report.As well, adds the research, Canadian households spent an average of $233 per month on their communications services in 2017, an increase of 4.6% from...
 

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.