This report is the first of two SeaBoard Market Update & Outlook reports to be published this year.
The Market Update and Outlook documents are meant to provide subscribers with a quick, accurate and up-to-date overview of the Canadian communications services market. It's also meant to provide clients with a view as to where the market is going.
The latest Market Update & Outlook report includes a variety of forecasts and market share charts on telephony-related topics such as the following:
• cable telephony
• wireless subscriber adds & share
• broadband penetration
SeaBoard found, amongst many other findings, that:
* Canada's cable operators now run 13% of the country's residential lines.
* Rogers Wireless now runs 37% of Canada's wireless lines.
Our conclusions? With attractive bundles and blazing fast internet services, Canada's cable providers have a distinct advantage over the incumbents for the foreseeable future.