Despite having a population spread across vast regions and challenging geography, Canada’s wireless carriers have invested billions of dollars to meet Canadians growing consumption of wireless services and implement some of the world’s fastest and most reliable wireless networks, reaching every province and territory.
This means that the vast majority of Canadians can access wireless networks that employ the latest wireless technologies . And because of the continuing investments made by Canada’s wireless industry, Canada’s wireless networks continue to expand their reach every year.
As of 2016, advanced wireless networks, known as LTE or 4G networks, were available to 98.5% of Canadians. (CRTC, Communications Monitoring Report, 2018, p. 10).