Canada broadband overview

Point Topic provides comprehensive broadband statistics for Canada

Point Topic updates its database of broadband subscriber numbers at country, region, operator and technology level every 3 months. In this free report, we provide an overview of the broadband market in Canada at the end of Q4 2013.

Canada broadband summary

There were 11.86 million fixed broadband subscribers in Canada at the end of 2013. The annual growth rate stood at 3.61%, while population penetration had reached 33.76%.

Canada - Total Broadband & GrowthFigure 1: Canada broadband subscriber numbers, growth and population penetration

Canada broadband growth comparison

The Canadian fixed broadband market grew by 3.61% in 2013, below the average for all global regions including its own (Americas). Penetration in the country is high so growth rates are expected to further tail off in the coming years.

Canada broadband growth comparisonFigure 2: Canada broadband growth comparison

Canada ISP market shares

Canada’s vast land mass and relatively small population has resulted in many regional operators gaining medium-sized shares of the fixed broadband market, with no single operator dominating the market. Bell Canada held the largest share of the market at the end of 2013 with 18.4%. Shaw Communications, Rogers Cable, Videotron, TELUS all had market shares of between 16% and 11%.

Canada - Operator Retail Market Share Q4 2013Figure 3: Canada ISP market shares

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This sample report takes data from Point Topic’s Global Broadband Statistics service. Subscribers have access to more recent and in-depth data for Canada and 110 other countries. The service is updated every 3 months to include all the latest information. Telephone +44 (0)20 3301 3303 or e-mail oliver.johnson@point-topic.com¬†for more details.

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