Cable & Telecom

Be ready for screeching devices on Wednesday

Necessary testing to happen across the countryGATINEAU – On Wednesday, November 27, 2019, all provincial and territorial emergency management organizations in Canada, except Nunavut, will conduct public alerting tests.That means test alerts will be distributed on TV, radio and compatible mobile device connected to an LTE wireless network. So yes, your phone will make some noise, unless you’ve silenced it. Radios and TVs will also broadcast the test alerts.Ongoing testing of the National Public Alerting System provides an opportunity for stakeholders to validate and improve the system's performance and reliability to ensure it operates as intended in the event of...

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.