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.

Excel workbooks/CSV zip packages and data dictionaries hosted on Open Data
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

Instructions:

  1. In the “Filter items” field, type a keyword related to the dataset you are looking for.
  2. Once you have found the dataset, remember:
    1. the ‘Workbook name’ and
    2. the ‘Tab name
  3. Using the table above, find the corresponding workbook name and download either the Excel or CSV zip from the table above.
  4. In the Excel or CSVs, locate the tab with the tab name from Step 2 b.
Suggested Keywords

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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