Empowering more Canadians to use wireless to do more

Consumer preferences have created our mobile-first world, where smartphones and tablets are the preferred choice to communicate, navigate, inform, shop, bank, work, collaborate, entertain and be entertained.

Consumers want wireless services to become even more accessible, convenient and easy to use. They count on ubiquitous advanced network connectivity to help keep them safe and secure. They need to trust that the personal and private information on their mobile devices is also safe and secure. And they depend on the wireless industry to continue investing and innovating so they can maximize the value of their wireless experience.



In total economic contribution by Canada’s wireless industry.



In capital investment by Canadian wireless network operators in 2016 alone.



The number of wireless subscribers in Canada.


Million km2

The area covered by Canada’s wireless networks.


The percentage of the Canadian population that has access to wireless services

What's New

CWTA President and CEO, Robert Ghiz Delivers Keynote at Economic Club of Canada, Toronto

Robert Ghiz, CWTA President & CEO Keynote Address: The Next Wireless Revolution in Canada Economic Club of Canada Toronto, ON, November 26, 2018 11:30 a.m. ... Continue Reading →

CWTA welcomes new federal incentives to accelerate capital investment

Accelerate Investment Initiative will help support arrival of 5G OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ – Canadians across the country will benefit from the government’s incentive ... Continue Reading →

Canadians to receive test wireless public alert on Nov. 28

Canadians encouraged to check their devices compatibility and upgrade software OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2018 /CNW/ – Alert Ready, Canada’s emergency alerting system, will be sending ... Continue Reading →

National Test of Alert Ready, Canada’s Emergency Alerting System, Scheduled for November 28, 2018

Test alerts will be broadcast on television, radio and compatible wireless devices at 1:55 PM local time in each province and territory, except 2:55 PM ... Continue Reading →

CWTA President and CEO, Robert Ghiz Delivers Keynote at Drug Information Association (DIA) Annual Meeting, Ottawa

Robert Ghiz, CWTA President & CEO Keynote Address: Transformation through Collaboration Drug Information Association Annual Meeting Ottawa, ON, October 30, 2018 9:15 a.m. to 10:00 ... Continue Reading →