Cable & Telecom

Manitoba’s third area code being phased in this week

WINNIPEG — The province of Manitoba is getting a new area code — 584 — starting this week. The entire province is currently served by area codes 204 and 431. “The new area code will be introduced gradually starting on October 29. After this date, residents and businesses requesting a new phone number may receive one with the new area code,” said Kelly T. Walsh, program manager of the Canadian Numbering Administrator, in a press release from the Telecommunications Alliance. The Telecommunications Alliance runs communications campaigns on behalf of Canada’s major telecom service providers regarding the introduction of new area codes in...

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.