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Canada - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses

Canada - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses

Canada has a broadband penetration rate several percentage points above the OECD average. Government policy has encouraged the extension of broadband to rural and regional areas, with the result that services are almost universally available. Cable broadband is the principal access platform, closely followed by DSL. The main cablecos are upgrading their networks to the DOCSIS3.1 standard, which can deliver data at 1Gb/s and above. Fibre deployments are also gaining momentum, with a growing number of Gigabit towns now connected.

This report provided updated statistics, analysis and forecasts on the Canadian fixed-line broadband sector, providing statistical overviews and an analysis on operator strategies.

Key developments:

Shaw doubles broadband data rate to 300Mb/s via DOCSIS3.1;
Bell to launch a 1.5Gb/s FttP service across its fibre footprint;
SaskTel opens its first Tier 3 data centre, invests in Northern Fibre Expansion project;
Regulator opens consultation on managing a planned $750 million broadband fund for rural and underserved areas;
Vidéotron extends DOCSIS3.1 service;
Bell Canada to invest $854 million to deliver Gigabit fibre to Montreal;
Ontario Broadband Project developments;
Eastlink launches 200Mb/s service;
OneGigabit launches in Vancouver;
Report includes the regulator's 2017 market data, telcos' operating and financial data to Q2 2018, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

Shaw Cablesystems, Rogers Cable Communications, Vidéotron Ltée, Cogeco Cable, Bell Canada, Telus Corporation, MTS Allstream and SaskTel.


  • SYNOPSIS
  • INTRODUCTION AND STATISTICAL OVERVIEW
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • Table Retail broadband market revenue – 2001 - 2018
      • Table Broadband availability through Economic Action Plan – 2010 - 2012
    • BROADBAND STATISTICS
      • Table DSL and cable broadband subscribers – 2001 - 2018
      • Table Fixed-line broadband subscribers and penetration – 2004 - 2018
      • Table Proportion of fixed broadband subscribers by data rate – 2011 - 2018
      • Table Household broadband availability by platform – 2012 - 2018
      • Table Household broadband availability by data rate – 2011 - 2018
      • Table Market share of internet subscribers by platform – 2010 - 2018
      • Table Fixed broadband traffic by subscriber – 2011 - 2017
      • Table Broadband ARPU – 2012 - 2018
  • FORECASTS – BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS – 2019; 2021; 2023
    • Table Forecast - broadband subscribers –– 2019; 2021; 2023
  • HYBRID FIBRE COAX (HFC) NETWORKS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table Cable broadband revenue – 2011 - 2015
    • SHAW CABLESYSTEMS
      • Table Shaw Communications subscribers – 2010 - 2018
      • Table Shaw Communications revenue – 2009 - 2018
    • ROGERS CABLE COMMUNICATIONS
      • Table Rogers Cable financial data – 2010 - 2018
      • Table Rogers Cable subscriber data – 2010 - 2018
    • VIDÉOTRON
      • Table Vidéotron subscriber data – 2008 - 2017
    • COGECO CABLE
      • Table Cogeco subscribers by sector – 2009 - 2018
  • DIGITAL SUBSCRIBER LINE (DSL) NETWORKS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table Residential DSL broadband subscribers – 2011 - 2015
    • BELL CANADA
      • Table Bell Canada (BCE) financial data – 2008 - 2018
      • Table Bell Canada revenue by division – 2008 - 2018
      • Table Bell Canada subscribers by sector – 2008 - 2018
      • Bell Aliant
        • Table Historic - Bell Aliant subscribers by sector – 2008 - 2014
        • Table Historic - Bell Aliant financial data – 2008 - 2014
      • Bell MTS
        • Table Historic - MTS financial data – 2007 - 2014
        • Table Historic - MTS revenue by sector – 2007 - 2014
        • Table MTS subscribers by sector – 2007 - 2013
    • TELUS CORPORATION
      • Table Telus financial data – 2006 - 2018
      • Table Telus subscribers by sector– 2007 - 2018
    • SASKTEL
      • Table SaskTel financial data – 2007 - 2018
      • Table Historic - SaskTel subscribers by sector – 2007 - 2013
  • FIBRE-TO-THE-PREMISES (FTTP)
    • Table Proportion of homes connected by fibre (incumbent telcos) – 2014 - 2018
    • Table Fibre broadband subscribers – 2006 - 2018
    • SASKTEL
    • BELL CANADA
    • ROGERS
    • TELUS
    • ONTARIO BROADBAND PROJECT
  • OTHER FIXED BROADBAND SERVICES
    • FIXED WIRELESS (WI-FI AND WIMAX)
    • SATELLITE
  • DIGITAL ECONOMY
    • E-HEALTH
    • E-COMMERCE
      • Table Retail e-commerce sales – Canada – 2003 – 2018
  • DIGITAL MEDIA
    • VIDEOSTREAMING
      • Table TV service revenue – 2012 - 2016
      • Table Proportion of TV revenue by platform– 2012 - 2016
      • Table IPTV revenue – 2007 - 2016
      • Table IPTV subscribers – 2007 - 2016
      • Table IPTV ARPU – 2012 - 2016
    • CABLE TELEPHONY AND VOIP
      • Table VoIP subscribers – 2009 - 2016
  • RELATED REPORTS

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