Cable & Telecom

Starlink’s median download speed in Canada decreased slightly, Ookla says

SEATTLE – SpaceX’s low Earth orbit satellite communications service, Starlink, had a slightly decreased median download speed in Q3 over Q2 as more users were added, while overall fixed broadband speed increased, according to Ookla, a broadband and mobile network testing company based in Seattle. A report released today by Ookla shows in Q2 2021, the median download speed for Starlink was 86.92 megabits per second (Mbps) while in Q3 it decreased to 84.55 Mbps. “This is in line with what we expect to see on new technologies as additional users are added to a system,” the report says. Overall...

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.