Cable & Telecom

Pandemic-driven tech spending is strong in Canada, says CTA report

TORONTO — Thirty-five percent of Canadian households say they are more likely to buy tech products due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research from the U.S.-based Consumer Technology Association (CTA). Released last week, CTA’s 6th Annual Canadian Consumer Technology Ownership and Market Potential Study also indicates consumer intent to buy tech products in the next 12 months is 5% higher than this time last year, with TVs, smartphones and home video game consoles helping to drive the growth. “More Canadians now see tech as essential — not only for working, learning and staying connected during the pandemic, but...

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.