Cable & Telecom

Nearly all new Canadians own cell phones, says MTM report

OTTAWA — Media Technology Monitor (MTM) today released a new report, Newcomers and Cell Phones, which shows 99% of newcomers to Canada own a cell phone, with iPhones being most popular. “The iPhone is the most popular brand among both newcomers and Canadian-born individuals alike, however, iPhones are more popular among newcomer smartphone owners than Canadian-born smartphone owners (60% versus 51%),” reads an MTM press release. The report, which highlights findings from a new annual study of 4,000 respondents, also shows cell phone plans “are far more popular among newcomers than other telco services such as home Internet, paid TV...

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.