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Jul 15, 2020, 08:00 ET Mandating MVNOs would have significant negative impacts on Canada's economy: PwC study

Reduced GDP and tax revenue as Canada looks to recover from massive COVID-19 job losses and shrinking economy OTTAWA, ON, July 15, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's Gross Domestic Product would be reduced by an...


May 25, 2020, 08:38 ET CWTA Survey Reveals Significant Increases and Shifts in Canadian Telecommunication Network Traffic as a Result of COVID-19

Data compiled from some of Canada's leading facilities-based operators highlight resiliency of telecommunication networks during COVID-19 pandemic. OTTAWA, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The COVID-19 pandemic...


Apr 08, 2020, 08:00 ET Mobile Giving Foundation Canada donations up 980% during COVID-19 pandemic

Canadian donors using wireless giving and making a difference TORONTO, April 8, 2020 /CNW/ - As Canadians from coast to coast adapt to the rapidly changing economic, social and physical realities...


Mar 02, 2020, 16:28 ET U.S. study confirms Canada a global leader in wireless value

Ranks first in wireless value proposition among G7 nations and Australia OTTAWA, March 2, 2020 /CNW/ - A new study released today shows that Canada's wireless industry offers the highest value...


Jan 31, 2020, 07:00 ET Canada's major Internet service providers release new video series to support Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing consumers

ASL and LSQ videos about the CRTC's Internet Code are now available on websites of all major Canadian Internet Service Providers OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's major Internet Service...


Jan 21, 2020, 07:40 ET Canada's wireless industry contributes $48.2 billion to Canada's economy and generates 327,000 high-paying jobs according to new report

Study highlights the importance of continuing investment by facilities-based wireless operators OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's wireless telecommunications industry continues to be a driving...


Nov 26, 2019, 09:03 ET Mobile Giving Foundation Canada Celebrates a decade of merging mobile technology with philanthropy

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Mobile Giving Foundation Canada (MGFC). Incorporated in 2009, MGFC was established to create a means through which Canadians...


Nov 25, 2019, 14:54 ET Next Wireless Public Alert Test Set for November 27

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian provincial and territorial governments will be conducting the next test of the Alert Ready emergency alert system on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Alert Ready...


Nov 13, 2019, 11:00 ET 5G Has Positive Impacts for Canadians in Rural and Urban Communities

New CWTA report outlines benefits to transportation, agriculture, energy and rural connectivity on a national scale OTTAWA, Nov. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Cities and rural communities across Canada will see...


Jun 26, 2019, 08:00 ET Recycle My Cell celebrates 10th anniversary, nears 7 million recovered devices

OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Recycle My Cell, a free cell phone recycling program run by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) that has diverted millions of devices from...


Jun 04, 2019, 14:45 ET Pro-Investment Policies Critical to Canada's Wireless Future: Ghiz

TORONTO, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian policy makers considering changes to the regulatory framework surrounding Canada's wireless industry must ensure any changes made are ones that respect and...


May 28, 2019, 09:30 ET New video series provides Wireless Public Alert information for Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hard of Hearing consumers

ASL and LSQ videos are now available OTTAWA, May 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's wireless service providers have launched a new ASL and LSQ video series to provide an overview of the Canadian Wireless...


May 06, 2019, 08:00 ET Next wireless public alert test set for May 8

OTTAWA, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's provincial and territorial governments will be conducting another test of the Alert Ready emergency alert system on Wednesday, May 8. Alert Ready is designed to...


Mar 26, 2019, 07:00 ET Nordicity Study Highlights Increasing Importance of Canadian Wireless Sector to the Canadian Economy

GDP Contribution of $27.5 billion for 2017 is an increase of more than 9% from 2016 OTTAWA, March 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's wireless telecommunications sector continues to generate significant and...


Mar 05, 2019, 08:19 ET Canadian schools challenged to recycle old cell phones to win a cash prize

Recycle My Cell is awarding up to $1,000 in prizes for schools collecting old devices OTTAWA, March 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian students and their families are being encouraged to celebrate Earth Day...


Jan 23, 2019, 09:30 ET Collaboration Key to Ensuring 5G is a Success in Canada: Ghiz

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - 5G wireless networks have tremendous potential for Canada, and Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) President & CEO Robert Ghiz called today on...


Jan 21, 2019, 13:35 ET Media Advisory - CWTA To Host Third 5G Conference In Ottawa

OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - 5G wireless networks have tremendous potential to impact all sectors of the Canadian economy. Members and expert guests of the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications...


Jan 21, 2019, 08:00 ET New video series to support Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hard of Hearing wireless consumers

ASL and LSQ videos clarifying common wireless terms for customers are now available on carriers' and CWTA websites OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's wireless service providers have launched a...


Dec 27, 2018, 12:00 ET Canada a global 4G superpower with the fastest wireless networks in the G7

Look back on 2018 shows facilities based competition delivering positive results for Canadians Prices decline even as mobile data usage surges $50 billion in capital investments sets stage for 5G...


Dec 12, 2018, 09:00 ET Structure, Tower & Antenna Council Welcomes 100th Member

Axilz Inc., Technostrobe, Technical Rope & Rescue, GME Supply Co., FieldSENSE and Skyhook Tower Services join rapidly expanding membership base OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The Structure, Tower &...


Nov 22, 2018, 15:52 ET CWTA welcomes new federal incentives to accelerate capital investment

Accelerate Investment Initiative will help support arrival of 5G OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians across the country will benefit from the government's incentive for additional investments by...


Nov 20, 2018, 07:00 ET Canadians to receive test wireless public alert on Nov. 28

Canadians encouraged to check their devices compatibility and upgrade software OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Alert Ready, Canada's emergency alerting system, will be sending out a test alert next...


Jun 19, 2018, 16:00 ET 5G Wireless Could Add $40 Billion in Annual GDP and 250,000 Permanent New Jobs to Canadian Economy by 2026, Accenture Report Finds

Networks will fuel innovation in healthcare, agriculture, industrial and other sectors, according to new report OTTAWA, June 19, 2018 /CNW/ - New 5G wireless networks will contribute as much as $40...


Jun 18, 2018, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - New report outlines impact 5G will have on Canadian economy, innovation

OTTAWA, June 18, 2018 /CNW/ - A new report Commissioned by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) and developed by Accenture Strategy underscores the positive impacts 5G networks ...


Apr 20, 2018, 12:48 ET Clean Out the Old Phones In The Drawer: Canadians Challenged to Mark Earth Day 2018 by Recycling Old Cellphones

OTTAWA, April 20, 2018 /CNW/ - With people purchasing new cellphones every year, old devices end up being stored away instead of reused or recycled. Canadians of all ages are being encouraged to...