Cable & Telecom

Telus warns customers of “spoofing” phone scam

VANCOUVER – Telus says a recent phone scam affecting customers primarily in B.C. and Alberta is fraudulent and is warning its customers to hang up if they receive such a call. The latest scam involves “spoofing,” where the caller reprograms the caller ID signal to make it appear they are calling from a legitimate business, claiming to represent that organization. The caller claims to be from Telus or another company, saying the person they called has won a prize. Other variants of the scam ask you to press 1 to receive a prize. The customer is then asked for personal...

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.