Cable & Telecom

Still bugs to iron out with Alert Ready system

OAKVILLE – This is why we have tests. The new Alert Ready emergency alert system underwent its first two large public tests today over wireless and they didn’t work as planned.No one in Quebec received an alert at the scheduled time on their phones and in Ontario, many did, but many did not.In Quebec, Pelmorex, the company which created and operates the National Alert Aggregation and Dissemination (NAAD) System, identified a small coding error – an extra space in the code – as the reason why the system failed to send out the alert to all Quebecers with compatible wireless...

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.