Cable & Telecom

Most Canadians report their Internet is doing just fine during Covid-19 pandemic

OTTAWA — Half of Canadians (52%) currently employed say they are now working from home as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, which is a sevenfold increase over the 7% who were working from home before the coronavirus crisis began. That’s according to survey data from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), released Tuesday. With widespread school closures, social distancing and the number of Canadians working from home having significantly increased, some survey respondents reported they have experienced slower Internet speeds as video streaming and video- and teleconferencing are on the rise, according to CIRA. Thirty-eight percent of respondents said...

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.