Cable & Telecom

Wi-Fi usage by smartphone users jumps during Covid-19 crisis

WITH PEOPLE SPENDING most of their time at home self-isolating due to the Covid-19 pandemic, mobile analytics company Opensignal has found in its latest research that the amount of time smartphone users spend on Wi-Fi connections has increased in many countries. Using Wi-Fi connections on weekends and during public holidays is normal behaviour for smartphone users, and the fact the average percentage of time mobile users spent connected to Wi-Fi has increased in recent weeks is a good indicator of people spending more time at home, Opensignal says in its news release. Opensignal says it is now analyzing the changes...

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.