09/27/2016


TelecoWorld: Canada

 

Official Name: Canada
Capital: Ottawa

Population: 36.0 millions

(Statistic Canada - 2015)

Currency: Canadian Dollar
Calling Code: +1

Regulatory Entity:

CRTC - Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission

CWTA - Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association

 

 

 

The figure presents the evolution of fixed telephony and cellulars in Canada. (Source: UIT and CWTA).

 

 

Mobile Telephony

 

Quarter Performance

 

Mobile Accesses (Thusands)

1Q15 2Q15 3Q15 4Q15 1Q16 2Q16 ∆Qter ∆Year
Bell Wireless Alliance 8,103 8,125 8,103 8,246 8,235 8,281 (0.1%) 0.6%
%Prepaid 11.8% 11.3% 11.8% 10.6% 10.1% 9.8% - -
Rogers Wireless 9,533 9,511 9,479 9,877 9,872 9,962 (0.1%) 0.9%
%Prepaid 14.1% 14.2% 14.1% 16.3% 16.1% 16.2% - -
TELUS Mobility 8,289 8,352 8,289 8,457 8,387 8,427 (0.8%) 0.5%
%Prepaid 13.8% 13.5% 13.8% 13.1% 12.8% 12.5% - -
MTS Mobility 478 478 478 483 481 484 (0.5%) 0.7%
Sask Tel Mobility  618 618 618 618 614 614 (0.6%) 0.0%
Wind Mobile 800 800 800 940 980 1003 4.3%  2.4%
Videotron 662 703 662 769 796 829 3.5%  4.2%
Total CWTA 28,483 28,586 28,429 29,390 29,366 29,600 (0.1%) 0.8%
Prepaid 12.3% 12.1% 12.3% 12.4% 12.1% 11.9% - -
Source: CWTA

 

 

 

Quarter Performance

 

Thousands 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 ∆Year
Bell Wireless Alliance 7,427 7,681 7,778 8,119 8,246 1.6% 
Rogers Wireless 9,335 9,437 9,503 9,450 9,877 4.5% 
TELUS Mobility 7,340 7,670 7,807 8,100 8,457 4.4% 
Outras (MTS. Sask) 1,781 2,098 2,271 2,744 2,810 2.4% 
Total Celulares 25,884 26,886 27,582 28,413 29,390 3.4% 
Densidade Cel./100 hab. 74.8 76.8 79.7 79.9 81.5 -
Pré-pago 17.1% 15.1% 13.2% 12.1% 12.4% -

 

Source: CWTA

 

 

Thousands 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 ∆Year
Mobile Accesses 25,884 26,886 27,582 28,413 29,390 3.4%
Fixed Telephones 18,274 17,726 16,921 16,404 15,902 (3.1%)
Broadband 11,800 11,000 11,300 12,568 13,060 3.9%

Source: CRTC and CWTA

* UIT

 

Densities 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Cell./100 inhab. 74.8 76.8 79.7 79.9 81.5
Fixed Tel./100 inhab. 52.8 50.6 48.9 46.2 44.1
Broadband/100 inhab. 31.2 31.4 32.7 35.4 36.2

Source: CRTC, CWTA

 

 

 

Canada is one among few countries in the world where the quantity of fixed telephones in service is bigger than the cellular number.

 

 

Financial Data

 

Millions CAD$* 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 ∆Year
Mobile Revenue 14,523 16,036 16,900 18,000 19,100 20,400 21,200 23,500 10.8%
Ebitda Margin 44.9% 44.9% 43.1% 41.4% 41.0% 41.0% 43.3% 40.6% -
Capex 1.9 6.1 2.2 1.8 1.9 2.1 2.3 7.5 226.1%

Source: CWTA

*Canadian Dollars

 

 

Bell

Rogers

Telus

 

 

Fixed Telephony Operators

 

The main Local Fixed Telephony operator in Canada is Bell Canada which controls most of the incumbents.

 

In 06/30/07, was accomplished one of the biggest operations in the world. The bigger telecom canadian company, BCE (Bell Canadá) accepted a purchase proposal of C$51.7 billions (R$48.5 billions) from investors led by canadian pension fund Teachers.

 

 

Fixed Telephony

 

Thousands 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 ∆Year
Fixed Telephones 20,926 20,947 18,764 18,466 18,274 17,726 16,921 16,572 (2.1%)
Fixed/100 inhab. 63.42 63.04 55.92 54.14 47.86 47.86 47.86 46.63 -

Source: CWTA

 

 

Financial Data

 

Millions CAD$* 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 ∆Year
Revenue 41,118 43,185 40,900 41,600 42,700 44,000 44,900 45,900 2.2%
Ebitda Margin % - - 34.9% 41.1% 40.2% 41.1% 37.7% 37.0% -
Capex (Billions) 5.9 5.9 5.7 6.6 6.8 7.1 6.9 7.1 2.9%

Source: CWTA

*Canadian Dollars

 

 

 

Bell Canada

 

 

 

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