Cable & Telecom

New 672 area code arrives in B.C.

VANCOUVER – British Columbia will have a new area code starting this weekend as 672 is rolled out in the region currently served by area codes 604, 250, 778 and 236.The new area code, which will be introduced gradually across the province, comes in response to the increasing demand for phone numbers in the region.  Numbers with this new area code will only be assigned to customers once there is no longer a sufficient supply of numbers with the existing area codes.The introduction of a new area code in a region does not affect the geographic boundaries for local calling areas or the...

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.