Cable & Telecom

Time to re-program those phones

MONTREAL - Starting now, all those in the 450, 514 and 819 area codes in Québec and 519 and 613 in Ontario must dial all 10 digits when making a call. The new dialing method will also apply to local calls from the 418 region to the 819 region and to local calls from the 705 region to the 519, 613 and 819 regions. As of this June 17, people who do not dial the 10 digits will hear a recorded message prompting them to dial the area code followed by the seven-digit local number on all subsequent calls. Their...

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.