Cable & Telecom

Wireless subs in Canada top 22M

OTTAWA - Canada’s wireless carriers added more than 1.3 million new net subscribers last year, bringing total Canadian cell phone subscribers to 22.84 million by the end of 2009. According to data from the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), wireless penetration in the country stands at approximately 70%.Despite a slight slow down in growth – 6.2% increase from 2008 to 2009, down from a 7.7% increase from 2007 to 2008, CWTA spokesperson Marc Choma said that “wireless growth remains healthy in Canada.”Half of all phone connections in Canada are now wireless, and 75% of Canadian households have access to a...

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.