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  1. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    CRTC to add new area codes in four provinces
  2. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    The CRTC announced that it will introduce a new province-wide area code in Alberta, which is presently served by area codes 403, 587 and 780. Starting on April 9, 2016, new telephone numbers assigned in Alberta may be given numbers from area code 825. Existing customers will keep their...
  3. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    The CRTC announced that it will introduce a new area code in southwestern Ontario. Starting on June 4, 2015, new telephone numbers assigned in the 226 and 519 regions may be given area code 548. Existing customers will keep their current area codes and phone numbers. The Canadian Numbering...
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  5. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    The Telecommunications Alliance has announced that starting August 23, 2014, residents of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island will be required to dial 10 digits - the area code followed by the seven-digit phone number for all local calls. The introduction of 10-digit dialing will pave the way...
  6. Industry News
    In a press release this week, The Telecommunications Alliance announced two new area codes will be introduced in the Greater Toronto Area in 2013. Sharp eyed readers asked Digital Home if these were new announcements or simply a rehash of earlier pronouncements. The answer is they were simply...
  7. Industry News
    In a Telecom decision handed down today, the CRTC has announced that that starting on May 11, 2013, 10-digit local dialing - the area code followed by the seven-digit phone number- will be required for all local calls made in Saskatchewan, except for calls made from Kinoosao or Uranium City...
  8. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced a new area code to manage the telephone number shortage that will affect Toronto, Ontario, the region currently covered by area codes 416 and 647. Starting March 25, 2013, new telephone numbers assigned in...
  9. Industry News
    In a Telecom decision handed down today, the CRTC has announced that Toronto will be getting a new area code overlay in 2013. Area code 437 will begin in March 2013 and will be in addition to the 647 area code overlay which was introduced in the original 416 region in 2000. The federal...
  10. Industry News
    In February 2010, the CRTC announced the 819 region of Quebec would be getting a new area code overlay in 2013. The new area code was in response to a report that warned the region would run out of telephone numbers by February 2015. Yesterday, the federal regulator announced the new area code...
  11. Industry News
    The Telecommunications Alliance has announced that starting July 29, 2012, residents of Manitoba will be required to dial 10 digits - the area code followed by the seven-digit phone number- for all local calls. The introduction of 10-digit dialing is the result of a decision by the Canadian...
  12. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    The Telecommunications Alliance has announced that starting July 29, 2012, residents of Manitoba will be required to dial 10 digits - the area code followed by the seven-digit phone number- for all local calls. The introduction of 10-digit dialing is the result of a decision by the Canadian...
  13. Industry News
    Starting March 5, 2011, residents of the region served by the 705 area code in Northern Ontario will be required to dial 10 digits - the area code followed by the seven-digit phone number- for all local calls. The transition period began on January 15, however, local calls will no longer be...
  14. Industry News
    The Telecommunications Alliance has announced that, as of last Saturday, the new 579 area code is now available for new telephone numbers in the 450 area code in Québec. The industry trade group says the increase in demand for new telephone numbers comes from the increased use of cell phones...
  15. Industry News
    In a Telecom decision handed down today, the CRTC has announced that the 905 region of southern Ontario will be getting a new area code overlay in 2013. Area code 365 will begin in March 2013 and will be in addition to the 289 area code overlay which was introduced in the original 905 region in...
  16. Industry News
    In a Telecom decision handed down today, the CRTC has announced that the 819 region of Quebec will be getting a new area code overlay in 2013. The new area codes is in response to the Canadian Numbering Administrator (CNA) reports to the CRTC last April that warned the region was expected to...
  17. Industry News
    In a Telecom decision handed down today, the CRTC has announced that Northern Ontario will be getting a new area in 2011. The new area codes is in response to the Canadian Numbering Administrator (CNA) reports to the CRTC in March of this year that had warned that the region was expected to run...
  18. Industry News
    The Telecommunications Alliance announced today that residents within area code 613 in Eastern Ontario and residents within area code 450 surrounding Montreal will be getting new area codes in 2010. Area code 343 will be introduced in Eastern Ontario in May of next year while Area Code 579 will...
  19. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    All existing phone numbers will retain the 514 area code and seven-digit number, but customers on the on the Island of Montréal requiring new numbers may receive the new 438 area code as of today. 514 numbers will continue to be assigned until there are none available.
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