Cable & Telecom

Area code 873 now available for new numbers in 819 region of Quebec

GATINEAU - Beginning today, the new area code “873” is officially available for new telephone numbers in the area currently served by the 819 code in Québec. Increasing demand for telephone numbers, particularly for wireless devices, has created a need for additional numbers to serve customers in the 819 region. In February 2010, the CRTC announced the 819 region of Québec would be getting a new area code overlay on June 1, 2013. The new area code was in response to a report that warned the region would run out of telephone numbers by February 2015. But last July the...

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.