Cable & Telecom

Pandemic-driven digital fatigue causing 45% of Canadians to seek time away from devices

TORONTO — Half of Canadians are experiencing “a growing reliance on the digital home” as the pandemic has driven an uptick in TV and digital streaming needs and Internet connectivity requirements, says a new report from Ernst & Young (EY). At the same time, “this rise in online services from telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) providers is being met by concerns around digital fatigue, with 45% of Canadians seeking downtime from internet-enabled devices,” says an EY press release. “Whether adding entertainment services, upping internet speed or adopting new health and education tools, Canadian consumers loaded up on online services at...

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.