Cable & Telecom

Manitoba to get new 584 area code

WINNIPEG – A new 584 area code will be gradually introduced in Manitoba starting Oct. 29, 2022. The province is currently served by the 204 and 431 area codes. The introduction of the new area code is the result of a CRTC decision “and is intended to meet the continuously growing demand for new telephone numbers,” says a press release from the Telecommunications Alliance, which runs communications on behalf of Canada’s major telecom service providers regarding the introduction of new area codes. “The introduction of a new area code creates millions of additional telephone numbers without affecting the existing numbers,”...

Our industry and COVID-19

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