TeraGo Networks (TSX:TGO) has expanded to Burlington, ON and is now offering internet access, voice technology, and private network services to business customers. TeraGo’s CEO Bryan Boyd said: “Burlington is currently experiencing significant economic growth and the demand for broadband communications to support the new business infrastructure is increasing. This recent development in Burlington is [...]
Four out of five Canadian households (79%) had access to the Internet in 2010 according to a StatsCan survey of about 30,000 households.
Among the one-fifth (21%) of households without home Internet access last year, over one-half (56%) reported they had no need for or interest in it. Only about 4% of respondents said they did not have internet service because of the cost of service or equipment.
Cogeco, the nation’s fourth largest cable provider, today announced its financial results for the second quarter of its 2011 fiscal year which ended February 28, 2011.
Cogeco reported overall revenue for the quarter increased by 6.6% from the same period a year earlier to $350.6 million while operating income rose 9.3% to $136 million. Revenue and operating income for the first six months of the year were up 5.5% and 7.6% to $693.4 million and $121.9 million respectively.
Videotron is increasing the bandwidth cap for its Basic Internet service today from 2 Gb to 3 Gb.
The company now offers four levels of Internet service: Basic, High Speed, Ultimate 30 and Ultimate 50 ranging in price from $32.95 to $91.95 per month.
For the past fifteen years, Ipsos Reid has been monitoring the Canadian Internet user on a monthly basis and this week the firm reported on some the biggest changes since 1995.
Researchers say the biggest differences between 1995 and the present is the percentage of Canadians who have access to the internet from their home and how people are accessing the internet.