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.

$25.2

Billion

In total economic contribution by Canada’s wireless industry.

$2.58

Billion

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

30.3

Million

The number of wireless subscribers in Canada.

2

Million km2

The area covered by Canada’s wireless networks.

99%

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

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Government investments recognize the importance of 5G to Canada’s future

Ottawa, March 20, 2018 – Yesterday’s announcement of a $400 million 5G wireless test corridor running between the provinces of Quebec and Ontario is great ... Continue Reading →

comScore Report Shows Continued Growth in Data Consumption Among Canadian Mobile Users

Ottawa, March 14, 2018 – Canadians can access wireless services across some of the fastest and most reliable networks in the world. What does this ... Continue Reading →

Positioning Canada for the Next Wireless Revolution – Lessons Learned from the 5G Canada Conference

Ottawa, February 23, 2018 – The 5G Canada Council recently concluded its 5G Canada 2018 conference in Ottawa. Guests at the event shared a variety ... Continue Reading →

CWTA welcomes parliamentary report recommending changes to Canada’s anti-spam legislation

Ottawa, January 15, 2018 – In 2014 Federal legislation targeting harmful electronic communications and spam came into force – Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, or “CASL”. While ... Continue Reading →