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Canadians more likely to turn to WiFi on smartphones: report

telecom | 07/03/2018 6:03 pm EDT

In May, Canada’s smartphone users relied on an average of 2.7 GB in mobile data, but ended up using an average 8.4 GB of WiFi data, according to new results from Tutela Technologies Inc. network testing released on Monday. That makes for the second-lowest mobile data to WiFi ratio among ten countries, with Brazil using the same amount of mobile data on average, but more WiFi than Canada. Tom Luke, Tutela’s vice-president of sales, marketing and partnerships said in a phone call with The Wire Report that likely comes down to pricing. He said Canada is known for high data charges...