Wireless Communications

CANADA OFFERS INVESTORS UNIQUE ADVANTAGES in several data and communications verticals, including Cloud computing and data centres, Internet of Things enabled products, wearable tech, Big Data and Analytics, and telecommunications services and equipment.  A highly educated and experienced workforce, competitive labour costs, world-class R&D, favourable tax rates and accelerator programs that invest in world-class ideas make Canada a leading investment destination for communications companies.

“Our company believes Canada is a great place to invest. Canada is uniquely qualified and positioned to be an outstanding source for innovation and at the forefront of transforming the world.”

Nitin Kawale, President, Cisco Canada

  • Canada has the most cost-competitive business environment in the G7 with up to a 26% cost advantage for the digital services sector and up to a 9.6% cost advantage for the telecommunications equipment sector, according to KPMG Competitive Alternatives 2016.
  • Leading global telecommunications and wireless companies have established operations and R&D facilities in Canada. These include: ABB, Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Avaya Inc., BlinQ Networks Inc., Ciena Corporation, Cisco Systems, Ericsson, Google, Microsoft, Nokia Solutions & Networks, and Samsung Electronics.

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Please refer to the publications on the left which provide more information on the Canadian software sector including the leading networks, research groups and support programs.