Cable & Telecom

Rogers expands local calling area

OTTAWA – Rogers Cable will expand its local calling area in the Ottawa-Gatineau region on Monday. Calls previously classified as long distance in the region will now be free local calls for Rogers Home Phone customers. Customers will no longer required to dial "1" before the number and will not be charged for a long distance call within Rogers' new local calling zones. "The city is pleased that Rogers has come forward to meet an important community need," said Ottawa Mayor Bob Chiarelli, in a release. "The reality that Ottawa residents and businesses making calls within the city limits can...

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.