Cable & Telecom

Why the digital economy’s biggest threat is lack of user participation

TORONTO — Despite the high level of Internet access among Canada’s population, a lack of citizen participation in the country’s digital economy is leaving huge opportunities for government and business largely untapped, according to a new study by Ipsos Public Affairs.In a national telephone survey of Canadian residents conducted in October, Ipsos found 91% of respondents said they subscribe to Internet broadband at home, with an additional 2% saying they accessed the Internet elsewhere outside the home and another 2% saying they were mobile data subscribers only. Respondents who said they do not access the Internet at all accounted for...

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.