Cable & Telecom

New committees to dial up solutions for soon-to-be exhausted area codes

OTTAWA – As Canadians continue to demand more phone numbers, four new CRTC Interconnection Steering Committee ad hoc relief planning committee (RPC) have been set up to examine options and make recommendations for providing “numbering relief” in Quebec, Alberta, southern Ontario, and Saskatchewan.Chaired by the Canadian Numbering Administrator,  the RPCs will provide options for:- in Quebec, the areas surrounding Monntreal served by area codes 450 and 579;- in Alberta, for the regions with area codes 403, 587, 780, and 825;- in Ontario, for the areas surrounding Toronto that use area codes 289, 365, and 905; and- in Saskatchewan for 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.