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  1. Industry News
    by Christina Peden The landline is beginning to go the way of the dinosaur, according to a new Statistics Canada report.  In 2013, 21% of Canadian households had eschewed their landlines in favour of their mobile, up from 13% in 2010. Unsurprisingly, cell phone-only households is most...
  2. Industry News
    Operating revenues in the Canadian television broadcasting sector reached $7.1 billion in 2010, up 8.0% from 2009 according to a report out today by StatsCan. This was the largest annual increase since 2003. Profits before interest and expenses was $841.4 million, up a massive 40% from the...
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    The following statistic might surprise some readers of Digital Home but a Statscan report released yesterday found that 80% of Canadian aged 16 years and older used the Internet for personal use in 2010. In its 2010 Canadian Internet Use Survey, the federal reporting agency found the largest...
  4. Industry News
    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...
  5. Industry News
    Wireless phones continue to grow in popularity in Canada. According to Statistic Canada's Residential telephone service survey, more than three-quarters (78%) of Canadian households had a wireless phone in 2010, up from 74% in 2008. The December 2010 survey of about 19,000 Canadian households...
  6. Industry News
    A StatsCan report issued today reports that total operating revenues for the Canadian periodical publishing industry reached $2.4 billion in 2008, up 1.2% from 2007. The periodical publishing industry consists of magazine or periodical publishers whose main activities include gathering...
  7. Industry News
    Statscan released figures this week show that operating revenue for Canadian cable and direct-to-home satellite television companies totalled $10.3 billion in 2008, up a whopping 14.4% from 2007. Despite the fact that Canada was in a recession in 2008, the industry still managed to rack up it's...
  8. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    A StatsCan report issued this week has reported the Canadian cable television industry customer base increased considerably in 2007 thanks to the industry's expansion into the telephone market. Some interesting stats in this including the fact that about 40% of the cable industries revenues now...
  9. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    Canadians tuned in to their radios for an average of 18.3 hours a week in 2007 down from 18.6 hours in 2006 and 20.5 hours in 1999 according to a report issued today from Stats Can. The reporting agency says the average time per week Canadians have spent listening to their radio has fallen by...
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