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

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State of the Canadian wireless industry 2018

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Response to Yonge Street Tragedy Demonstrates Depth of Canadians’ Compassion

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Clean Out the Old Phones In The Drawer: Canadians Challenged to Mark Earth Day 2018 by Recycling Old Cellphones

OTTAWA – April 20, 2018 – With people purchasing new cellphones every year, old devices end up being stored away instead of reused or recycled. ... Continue Reading →

Continued investment in wireless technologies key to Canada’s leadership in the sector

By Robert Ghiz Originally published in the Globe and Mail on March 30, 2017, p. B2. Last week saw two major developments that demonstrate the critical role ... Continue Reading →