Cable & Telecom

New 672 area code to debut next May in B.C.

VANCOUVER - Area code 672 will be rolled out in the region currently served by area codes 604, 250, 778 and 236 in British Columbia starting May 4, 2019, the Telecommunications Alliance said Wednesday.After this date, consumers and businesses requesting a new phone number may receive one with the new area code. Numbers with the new 672 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.