Cable & Telecom

Manitoba gears up for local 10-digit in 2012

WINNIPEG – Local 10-digit dialling is coming to Manitoba starting July 29, 2012, a move that will pave the way for a new area code as the 204 area code reaches capacity.Starting in November 2012, area code 431 will be added in Manitoba using the overlay method, and will be assigned to customers for additional services on an as needed basis.  It will coexist with the current 204 area code and will cover the same geographic area.The move comes as the popularity of new telecommunications services and changes in the competitive environment drive an increase in demand for phone numbers...

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.