Cable & Telecom

10-digit dialing starts Saturday in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island

HALIFAX - Ten-digit dialing will be introduced Saturday in Nova Scotia and PEI to help meet a growing demand for phone numbers in the two provinces.Starting August 23, local calls dialed with seven digits may be interrupted by a network message reminding callers that they must dial 10 digits when making local calls. Calls will continue to be connected until November 16, after which time seven-digit local calls will not be completed.All three-digit numbers including 911 emergency service will not require the inclusion of an area code.The new area code 782 will be added in the provinces starting November 30, joining...

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.