Cable & Telecom

New 236 area code for B.C. launches June 1

VANCOUVER – British Columbia’s new area code, 236, will be available for use across the province starting Saturday, June 1 to help meet the growing demand for phone numbers in the province. The new area code will initially be rolled out only to residents or businesses acquiring new phone numbers in areas where there is no longer a sufficient supply of numbers within the existing area 604, 250, and 778 codes. Each geographic area has a different supply of numbers within existing area codes, making it difficult to determine when a specific area will begin to see the 236 area...

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.