Cable & Telecom

Amber Alert to go beyond broadcast to wireless devices

TORONTO – The safety net for missing kids was significantly enlarged today as Bell Canada, the Ontario government and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), announced the expansion of the Amber Alert program to include free cell phone text messaging and e-mail instant notification of abducted children. Operating on the Bell 1X network, Canada's largest digital voice and data network, vital Amber Alert notifications will now further help Ontario residents learn of the search for an abducted child in the first critical minutes after an Alert has been issued. (Ed. Note: This is a great idea and we hope the nation's...

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.