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 2014 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

Text With 9-1-1 Service for Canada’s DHHSI Community Now Available Nationwide

OTTAWA – December 1, 2016 – The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) and its wireless carrier members, in partnership with public safety agencies across the ... Continue Reading →

CWTA Welcomes Robert Ghiz as New President & CEO

OTTAWA – November 28, 2016 – The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) today announced the appointment of Robert Ghiz as the organization’s new President and CEO ... Continue Reading →