Cable & Telecom

Users prefer smart phones to PDAs or laptops

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Users of smart phones reported that these devices are more essential to their business than the users of PDAs or laptops, says a recent U.S. consumer survey. That doesn't mean there will be automatic acceptance of those types of mobiles or widespread replacement of PDAs and laptops, reports research firm In-Stat. "Wireless manufacturers have more work to do before converged phones start taking market share from other devices instead of just complementing their sales," said Bill Hughes, In-Stat analyst. "Users want a number of feature improvements including better keyboards, automatic synching with other devices, applications that have...

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.