Wireless Communications Make Canada Stronger

Wireless has spawned a communications revolution. And certainly, in a country as large as ours, any technology that brings us closer also makes us stronger. Particularly since Canada has some of the most advanced wireless networks in the world.

But the story doesn’t end there. The economic contribution of Canada’s wireless industry is equally profound. Taking into account direct, indirect and induced impacts, the Canadian wireless industry generated a total economic contribution of $22.4 billion in GDP to the Canadian economy in the 2013 calendar year, 2.3% above the overall economic benefit generated in 2012. We invest in the country and in our people. A strong signal for a stronger Canada.

$22.4

Billion

In total economic contribution by Canada’s wireless industry.

$2.5

Billion

In capital investment by Canadian wireless network operators in 2013 alone.

28.4

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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