Cable & Telecom

Newfoundland, Labrador prepare for 10-digit dialing, new area code 879

New area code 367 coming to eastern Quebec in November 2018ST. JOHN'S – Ten-digit dialing is coming to Newfoundland and Labrador this summer to help meet a growing demand for new phone numbers.Starting August 17, residents must dial area code 709 followed by the seven-digit phone number for all wireline and wireless local calls.   This dialing method allows for the introduction of the new area code 879 next year that will create millions of new phone numbers.The Telecommunications Alliance, a group of major Canadian telecommunications companies, is leading a public awareness campaign to inform residents and business customers across 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.