According to a Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) 2012/2013 report, more than 90 per cent of the population (aged 15 and over) uses a mobile device.
The Canadian wireless industry supports over 280,000 jobs. The sector salary average is more than $65,000 compared to Canada’s $46,000 average salary. In addition, the international wireless telecommunications market is growing. There are numerous employment opportunities in the planning, developing, manufacturing, co-ordinating, implementing, maintaining and managing of telecommunications systems for businesses and government.
Graduates of Humber’s Wireless Telecommunications certificate program work at cell phone service providers, equipment manufacturers, in-house information technology (IT) departments, sales departments, and specialized telecommunication and networking companies.