Cable & Telecom

B.C. to add new area 236 code June 1

VANCOUVER – To meet the growing demand for new phone numbers in British Columbia, the CRTC is adding a new area code, 236, to the entire province starting June 1.   Individuals do not need to change their existing phone number. The new area code will come into effect as new telephone numbers are introduced when the supply of 604, 778 and 250 numbers are exhausted. Timing and availability of phone numbers with the new area code will vary by community, depending upon the local inventory and demand. The geographic boundaries that govern long distance calling will not be affected....

Our industry and COVID-19

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