Cable & Telecom

Wireless Amber Alerts come to Canadian cell phones

OTTAWA – Cell phone customers in Canada can now receive free Amber Alerts to help in the safe return of abducted children.Canada’s wireless telecommunications industry, in partnership with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Amber Alert agencies across the country, introduced the wireless Amber Alerts service Wednesday in Ottawa.“Canadians have been turning to their cell phones for safety and security for 25 years now,” said Bernard Lord, president and CEO of the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), in a statement. “And now, if one of our most precious citizens is abducted, Wireless Amber Alerts 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.