Cable & Telecom

Smartphone growth passes laptops

SMARTPHONE OS-BASED phones will grow at more than a 30% compound annual growth rate for the next five years globally, taking an increasing share of the overall phone market that is otherwise growing in single digits, reports tech research firm In-Stat. The unit volume of smartphones globally also exceeds the unit sales for laptops, says the company’s recent research. Users are experiencing significant value from their smartphones and as a result they are downloading more applications and generating higher usage as measured by average revenue per user (ARPU) for wireless carriers. "Because of the value users are finding, organizations are...

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.