Cable & Telecom

New area code, 10-digit dialing coming to Manitoba

OTTAWA-GATINEAU - Effective October 20, 2012, 10-digit local dialing will be required for all local calls made in Manitoba, the CRTC said today. As well, a new area code, 431, will be introduced in the province, effective November 3, 2012.The transition to 10-digit dialing will begin on July 29, 2012, and will be gradually introduced over the following weeks. It will become mandatory by October 20, 2012.At the same time, in order to prevent running out of telephone numbers in the “glorious and free” province, the CRTC is introducing a new area code, 431 as of November 3, 2012. This...

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.