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Canada Ranks Below OECD Average for Mobile Data Usage Per Month

According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which Canada is a member of, the group says fibre has surpassed cable when it comes to fixed broadband internet for the first time. An OECD spokesperson told iPhone in Canada across its 38 member countries, 34.9% of fixed broadband subscriptions are now based on fibre...

Canada to Delay Digital Services Tax on Amazon, Google, Facebook and More

The government of Canada has agreed to delay its digital services tax on big tech companies, after it signed an agreement set by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and its 136 nations. The OECD approach would pursue a minimum corporate tax rate of 15% for multinational companies. Companies with worldwide sales beyond […]

Full Fibre Internet Penetration Puts Canada Near Bottom of OECD Nations

Percentage of fibre connections in total fixed broadband, June 2019; Source: OECD The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released its latest broadband statistics update, noting high-speed fibre now makes up half of fixed Internet connections in only 9 out of 37 OECD countries, up from six a year ago. According to the...