Canada Sets Goal of 5 Mbps Downstream by 2015

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) set a target for broadband Internet access services across Canada. By the end of 2015, the CRTC expects all Canadians to have access to broadband speeds of at least 5 Mbps downstream and 1 Mb...

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) set a target for broadband Internet access services across Canada. By the end of 2015, the CRTC expects all Canadians to have access to broadband speeds of at least 5 Mbps downstream and 1 Mbps upstream.

Currently, 95% of Canadian households have access to Internet download speeds of at least 1.5 Mbps through telephone, cable or fixed-wireless networks. More than 80% of households already have access to download speeds of 5 Mbps or higher.
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