This IDC study is the synopsis of the 11th edition of IDC Canada's annual competitive guide to the Canadian telecommunications services sector, which covers market share and sector developments for the full 2011 year. This summary document is accompanied by the full detailed study contained within two separate PDF files that IDC Canada provides to customers. Designed to keep the reader abreast of strategic, structural, and technological changes affecting the telecom markets in Canada, the full study offers insight into each market segment by outlining key market trends and profiling major market participants and detailing their market share.
"Wireless, particularly wireless data, remains the telecom sector's growth engine," says coauthor Lawrence Surtees, vice president and principal analyst at IDC Canada Ltd. "New technologies on the horizon such as machine-to-machine, Near Field Communications, and future Internet architectural changes will stimulate more change and upheaval — but each also has wireless at its core."
Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation, TELUS Corporation, Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated, Globalive Communications Corporation, Skype Technologies S.A., Mobile TeleSystems OJSC., MTS Allstream Holdings Inc., Shaw Communications Inc., Rogers Communications Inc., Aliant Communications Co, VIDEOTRON LTD, Bell Canada Enterprises
Air interface, Broadband, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IP telephony, Ethernet switch, Mobility, Networking services, Telecommunications, VoIP, WiFi, WAPI, WiMAX, Wireless LAN infrastructure, Wireless and mobile infrastructure