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Canada 10th in home-WiFi penetration

telecom | 11/05/2014 3:59 pm EST

Canada has the 10th highest home-WiFi penetration rate among countries, U.S. research company Strategic Analytics said in a press release Wednesday. It said 61 per cent of homes in Canada have WiFi. The United States is in 11th place with a 57.8 per cent penetration rate, it said. The top five countries were the Netherlands with 80.4 per cent, South Korea at 76.4 per cent, Norway at 76.2 per cent, the United Kingdom at 72.1 per cent and Belgium at 69.8 per cent. There are now more than 450 million homes with WiFi, up five per cent from a year ago, Strategy Analytics said. “Broadband...