Telecom Industry Contributes Over $70 Billion to Canada’s Economy and Supports Almost 600,000 Jobs

Connecting Canadians During COVID-19

Four key telecom trends have emerged during the pandemic: a pivot towards the digital economy, reduced urban living, new ways of socializing, and the rise of remote work – all fuelling Canada’s digital evolution. The continued investment of telecom operators in building additional capacity and upgrading critical infrastructure is setting the stage for a resilient post-pandemic recovery in Canada.

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Mobile Wireless User Experience in Cottage Country on Par with National Experience, New Report Shows

Study also finds users in cottage country enjoy faster average download and upload speeds than those experienced in other countries OTTAWA, ON – June 21, ... Continue Reading →

Wireless Prices Declining as Canadians Use More Data, New CRTC Report Shows

Report also shows industry on track to reach 100% of Canadian population with mobile coverage by 2026 OTTAWA, ON – June 6, 2022 – Canadians are ... Continue Reading →

Lessons Learned from the Pandemic are Critical to Canada’s Economic Recovery

Ottawa – May 17, 2022 – Policies that encouraged investment in telecommunications networks enabled sustained business and social activity in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic ... Continue Reading →

Investment in Next-Generation Wireless Networks is Key to Canada’s Economic Growth and Prosperity: Ghiz

Ottawa – May 10, 2022 – It is estimated that 5G wireless will contribute an additional $40 billion in GDP to Canada’s economy by 2026 ... Continue Reading →

Canada’s Tower Industry Making Major Contributions to Canadians: Ghiz

Ottawa – March 30, 2022 – Canada’s wireless telecommunications industry will continue to make major contributions to Canada’s economy as it emerges from the COVID-19 ... Continue Reading →