Cable & Telecom

Starlink reaches 100+ Mbps download speed milestone in Canada, says Ookla

SEATTLE — After seeing its median download speed decrease during Q3 2021, SpaceX’s low Earth orbit satellite communications service Starlink achieved a milestone 106.64 Mbps median download speed in Q4 2021, according to Seattle-based broadband and mobile network testing company Ookla. In a new report released today, Ookla says Starlink’s download speed increase in the fourth quarter (up from 84.55 Mbps in Q3 2021) made the service faster than overall fixed broadband service in Canada, which achieved a median download speed of 96.39 Mbps in Q4 2021 (up from 90.67 Mbps in Q3). However, Starlink’s median upload speed continued to...

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.