Communications Monitoring Report
Find a CMR dataset on Open Data
We have over 400 datasets from the CMR that are available on Open Data, many of which contain data as far back as 2013 (or earlier). The table below has links to the Excel workbooks which contain all of the datasets related to the CMR – this data is generated from our annual telecommunications, facilities and pricing data collection surveys, as well as from Statistics Canada, Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), MTM, Omdia, and Numeris.
|Name of Workbook||Excel workbook direct link||CSV ZIP package||Data Dictionary|
|Data - Comms overview||Excel||CSV ZIP||Data dictionary|
|Data - Telecommunications sector||Excel||CSV ZIP||Data dictionary|
|Data - Data and private line||Excel||CSV ZIP||Same as above|
|Data - Local and long distance||Excel||CSV ZIP||Same as above|
|Data - Wholesale (telecommunications)||Excel||CSV ZIP||Same as above|
|Data - Retail mobile||Excel||CSV ZIP||Data dictionary|
|Data - Retail fixed Internet||Excel||CSV ZIP||Data dictionary|
|Data - LTE and broadband availability||Excel||CSV ZIP||Data dictionary|
|Data - Broadcasting sector||Excel||CSV ZIP||Data dictionary|
|Data - Radio||Excel||CSV ZIP||Data dictionary|
|Data - TV||Excel||CSV ZIP||Data dictionary|
|Data - BDU||Excel||CSV ZIP||Data dictionary|
|Data - Monthly prices at year-end||Excel||CSV ZIP||Data dictionary|
Find a specific dataset
- In the “Filter items” field, type a keyword related to the dataset you are looking for.
- Once you have found the dataset, remember:
- the ‘Workbook name’ and
- the ‘Tab name’
- Using the table above, find the corresponding workbook name and download either the Excel or CSV zip from the table above.
- In the Excel or CSVs, locate the tab with the tab name from Step 2 b.
The following are examples of keywords you can search for (many are based on the headings in the report sections or metrics used in the figures):
- General: industry characteristics, financial performance, revenues, MTM, Numeris, Omdia, Statistics Canada, ISED
- Broadcasting: NOC 2020-374, audience measurement, CBC, commercial radio, OTT, contributions to Canadian content, Canadian content development, advertising revenues, French-language
- Telecom: 50/10 unlimited, CAPEX, Internet subscriptions, mobile subscribers, Indigenous, First Nations reserves, LTE availability, broadband coverage
|UID||Workbook name||Tab name||Title||Years covered||Form Source||Primary Keyword||Keywords|
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