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Canadian mobile data traffic, speeds up almost 100% in 2013: Cisco

telecom | 02/05/2014 4:18 am EST

The average mobile connection speed of Canadian smartphones nearly doubled in 2013, climbing to more than 10 Mbps, Cisco Systems Inc. said in a new report released Wednesday. In Canadian highlights for an annual update of its Visual Networking Index data usage summary, Cisco said the average smartphone connection speed in Canada in 2013 reached 10,777 kbps, or 10.5 Mbps, up from 5,824 kbps, or about 5.7 Mbps, in 2012. The reason for that increase, Cisco executives said, is the spread of...