Cable & Telecom

New area code comes to Quebec in September

GATINEAU - Area code 873 will be rolled out in the area currently served by the 819 code in Quebec starting September 15, the Telecommunications Alliance confirmed Tuesday. The 819 area code serves western, northern and central Quebec, including the Outaouais, Abitibi, Temiscamingue, the Higher Laurentians, central Quebec (Trois-Rivières, Grand-Mère, Drummondville, Victoriaville) and part of the Eastern Townships (Sherbrooke and Magog). The two area codes will coexist within the same geographic territory. The 873 code will come into use gradually after September throughout the entire area served by the 819 code. Until then, new numbers with the current area code will...

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.