Canadians mobile subs up 13% as data use surges 25%

Friday 10 November 2017 | 13:40 CET | News
The number of mobile subscriptions in Canada grew by over 3 million in 2016, a 13.3 percent year-on-year rise, according to the 2017 Communications Monitoring Report released by communications regulator CRTC. Monthly mobile data usage also increased, by 25 percent year on year, to 1.2GB per user, with more than a quarter of the country's 30 million-plus subscribers subscribing to plans with at least 5GB of data. Average monthly consumption of data via fixed home internet connections also climbed by an annual rate of over 23 percent last year to 128GB, said the CRTC.

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Countries: Canada
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