Cable & Telecom

Northeastern Ontario also running out of phone numbers

GATINEAU — Another area code region in Ontario is in a jeopardy condition due to the fact the projected exhaust date for phone numbers in the 249/705 area code has advanced by 20 months, according to a recent CRTC letter citing the Canadian Numbering Administrator’s (CNA) January 2021 numbering resource forecast report. Area codes 705 and 249 cover most of northeastern and central Ontario, including the communities of Alliston, Barrie, Bracebridge, Collingwood, Huntsville, Midland, North Bay, Parry Sound, Peterborough, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury and Timmins. The CNA’s January 2021 Relief-Numbering Resource Utilization Forecast (R-NRUF) shows the projected exhaust date for...

Our industry and COVID-19

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