Cable & Telecom

Watch your phones next week for emergency alert testing (Update: Quebec and Ontario on May 7)

GATINEAU – Wireless and broadcasting service providers will conduct a nationwide public alerting test next week during Emergency Preparedness Week, which is from May 6 to 12, the CRTC announced today.(UPDATE: The Commission announced on May 4 that testing will be completed in Ontario and Quebec on Monday, May 7 at 9:55 AM in Quebec and 1:55 PM in Ontario.)This means every compatible mobile device connected to an LTE (long-term evolution) network in the targeted provinces and territory will receive the test alert, which will also be distributed on television and radio in the same regions.Since April 6, 2018, all...

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.