Cable & Telecom

Next Alert Ready test set for Wednesday, but not in Ontario or Quebec

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – The next test of Canada’s National Public Alerting System has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, though Ontario and Quebec will not take part due to issues with ongoing flooding in parts of those provinces.Conducted by provincial emergency management organizations, test alerts should appear on every updated and compatible mobile device connected to a LTE wireless network in participating provinces and territories and will be simultaneously distributed on radio and television.  The messages will be identified as test alerts and will not require Canadians to take action.The alerts will be sent out according to the following schedule on...

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.