Cable & Telecom

Bell to test next-gen wireless 911

TORONTO – Having a cell phone in an emergency is great, but what if you can’t tell the 911 operator where you are? To try and remedy that, Bell Canada announced today that is has begun testing a new technology will allow emergency service providers to pinpoint the location of mobile callers more precisely - to as close as 50 meters. Current 911 service for wireless phones identifies the number and the general area from where the call is being made. "These advances are designed to give 911 users an even higher level of security during emergency situations in which...

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.