Cable & Telecom

Iristel offers $6/month number portability across North America

TORONTO — Iristel today announced its new Mobifi portability service, available for $6 per month, which allows Canadian phone numbers to be used with U.S. telecom services when travelling south of the border. The company says its new phone number portability service is ideal for entrepreneurs and snowbirds who spend extended periods of time in the U.S. and Mexico, and who typically suspend their Canadian wireless service and use U.S. SIM cards in their phones, which means they temporarily lose both their Canadian number and contacts in the phone. Those who choose instead to pay for roaming service while south...

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.