Cable & Telecom

Wired broadband peaking, wireless web growing, says study

NEW YORK - While dial-up access to the Internet continues its slow death globally, the number of Internet adults utilizing ‘wired’ broadband connections may also be peaking, according to Ipsos Insight’s annual The Face of the Web study. At the end of 2006, over three-quarters (77%) of the global online population was utilizing a broadband connection to access the Internet, compared to just 21% using a dial-up connection. And though the prevalence of broadband access continued its steady growth trend through 2006, growing from 70% in 2005, the salad days of robust annual growth for broadband penetration may soon be...

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.