Cable & Telecom

Emergency alert testing went ahead on Wednesday – and seemed to go better (updated)

OTTAWA-GATINEAU - Wireless and broadcasting service providers were scheduled  Wednesday to conduct more public alerting tests in eight provinces and two territories and reports this time are far more positive than the ones from Monday's tests in Ontario and Quebc.Test alerts on May 9 were scheduled as follows:Yukon 1:30 PM (PST)Northwest Territories 1:55 PM (MDT)Alberta 1:55 PM (MDT)British Colombia 1:55 PM (PDT)Saskatchewan 1:55 PM (CST)Manitoba 1:55 PM (CDT)Newfoundland & Labrador 1:55 PM (NDT)Nova Scotia 1:55 PM (ADT)Prince Edward Island 1:55 PM (ADT)New Brunswick 6:55 PM (ADT)Ontario and Quebec underwent their testing on Monday, May 7 with problematic results, which are...

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.