Cable & Telecom

Wireless data growing into multi-billion-dollar business in Canada

OTTAWA - Canadians are expected to triple their use of wireless data in the next three years – following their rapid embrace of a range of innovative and affordable mobile data services including wireless e-mail, text messaging and Internet access, said the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association today. Intercarrier text messaging (which Canadian wireless companies first launched), mobile satellite radio, unlimited music downloads, wireless e-mail and wireless video calling, have spurred a rapid growth in data usage by Canadians, says the wireless lobby group. Approximately 10% of the average Canadian's monthly cell phone usage is now related to wireless data, according...

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.