New web application helps make selecting the perfect Internet plan simple
The survey, commissioned by TekSavvy and conducted by IDC Canada, polled Canadians from September to
• Pricing is a key priority for Canadians. Of those polled who have switched Internet providers, 60 per cent citied price as the reason for their switch • 30 per cent of Canadians have switched Internet service providers due to poor customer service • One third (32 per cent) of respondents were unsure of how much bandwidth they need to support their online activities on a monthly basis • Only one quarter (24 per cent) of Canadians keep track of their bandwidth usage; men in particular keep tabs on their monthly bandwidth usage (32 per cent), more often than women (17 per cent) • 11 per cent of respondents didn't know what "bandwidth" is
"These survey results highlight that many Canadians don't have a clear understanding of their Internet plans, or which plan is right for them," said
In light of the survey's findings, TekSavvy has developed a new web application to simplify the process of selecting the right Internet plan based on individual households' Internet usage patterns. By answering a few simple questions about how their household uses the Internet, consumers can easily determine which Internet plan best meets their needs. Find out how by visiting www.teksavvy.com/find-your-plan.
An infographic highlighting the survey's key results can be found here: www.go-teksavvy.com/infographic.html.
* The online survey of 1,500 Canadians, 18 years of age or older, was completed during
Image with caption: "TekSavvy Infographic (
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