Cable & Telecom

Wireless, cable, picking up traditional wireline pieces

OTTAWA – The number of Canadians who are abandoning their plain old telephone service for new-fangled cable delivery – or moving to wireless alone – continues to grow, a report from Statistics Canada says today. There were 16.8 million wireless subscribers at the end of the first quarter, up 11.9% compared to the first quarter of 2005, a rate of year-over-year growth that is comparable to those observed over the past three years. While the wireless market grows, losses among the traditional wireline players accelerate. The year-over-year drop of 5.3% was the largest observed since the erosion of this market...
 

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.