Cable & Telecom

New area code 683 starts rolling out June 18 in Ontario

OTTAWA β€” Starting Saturday, the new area code 683 will be introduced in the regions of Ontario currently served by area codes 705 and 249. This area includes the northeastern and central Ontario communities of Alliston, Barrie, Bracebridge, Collingwood, Huntsville, Kapuskasing, Kirkland Lake, Lindsay, Midland, North Bay, Orillia, Parry Sound, Peterborough, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Temiskaming Shores and Timmins. β€œThe introduction of the new area code is in response to the increasing demand for phone numbers in the region, ensuring residents and businesses continue to have enough numbers to meet demand well into the future,” explains a press release today...

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.