Cable & Telecom

Quebecers must dial 10 as of Saturday; new area code coming

MONTREAL – As if remembering to turn the clock back an hour isn’t enough, many Quebecers also have to remember to dial all 10 digits come Saturday. This marks the end of the four-month transition period implemented to get users out of the habit of dialing only seven digits (Ed note: We even remember the good ol' days of only having to dial five). The intercept message and automatic call rerouting will be eliminated as well. The Telecommunications Alliance ( is issuing its final notice to anyone who has still not started using 10 digits to dial local numbers. 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.