Cable & Telecom

Ottawa region running out of numbers, too

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – The available phone numbers have run low in many regions of the country in past years so it’s no surprise the same thing is happening in the 613. The CRTC today initiated a public process to handle the telephone number shortage affecting the area code 613 region, which may result in the introduction of a new area code, it said today. According to the Canadian Numbering Administrator (CNA), area code 613 is expected to run out of telephone numbers by May 2012. With this public notice (, the Commission is establishing a Relief Planning Committee (RPC) to evaluate...

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.