Cable & Telecom

10-digit dialing, new area code for Nova Scotia, PEI in 2014

HALIFAX – Nova Scotia and PEI is introducing 10-digit dialling for all phone calls on August 23, 2014, as part of preparations to pave the way for a new 782 area code in November 2014. The growing demand for services is driving the increase in demand for phone numbers in the region. A CRTC decision on the issue required the changes to 10-digit dialing for all wireline and wireless local calls. This dialing method allows for the introduction of a new area code that will create millions of new phone numbers as the 902 area code reaches capacity. The Telecommunications...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.