Cable & Telecom

Wireless subs are great spenders

OTTAWA – Wireless growth fed Canadian telecom companies through 2005, especially since mobile users are much better spenders than wired accounts, says a report put out today by Statistics Canada. Two events stood out in the telecommunications services industry in 2005, says the release, the number of wireless subscribers passed the 16 million mark and the number of conventional residential telephone lines dipped below 12 million. The wireless industry (with providers like Rogers Wireless, Bell Mobility, Telus, MTS, Sasktel, Aliant and Virgin Mobile) recruited more than 650,000 new customers in the last quarter of 2005, bringing the total number of...

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.