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The CNA (Canadian Numbering Administrator) provides ...numbering administration service to the Canadian telecommunications industry under the regulatory oversight of the CRTC. CNA functions include Canadian numbering resource administration, processing applications for North American Numbering Plan (NANP) resources and other telecommunications numbering resources. <show more >

Industry News

  • 2022-11-22 - The CNA, operated by COMsolve Inc., seeks your input on their performance as the CNA with an online survey.

  • 2022-11-08 - Telecom Decision CRTC 2022-308 approves consensus report CNRE134A and directs the CNA to set aside five area codes for future relief of the identified area code complexes.

  • 2022-10-29 - Area Code 584 is now in service in Manitoba covering the areas already served by Area Codes 204/430.

  • 2022-10-22 - Area Code 263 is now in service in Metro Montréal covering the areas already served by Area Codes 438/514.

  • 2022-10-22 - Area Code 354 is now in service in the Suburban Montréal Area covering the areas already served by Area Codes 450/579.

  • 2022-10-22 - Area Code 468 is now in service in Northern and Western Québec covering the areas already served by Area Codes 819/873

  • 2022-10-07 - CNAC has commenced a request for proposal (RFP) process for a vendor to perform the Canadian Numbering Administrator position for the five-year period commencing on January 1, 2024.

  • 2022-08-31 - Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2022-234 Introduction of 9-8-8 as the three-digit abbreviated dialing code for mental health crisis and suicide prevention services.

  • 2022-07-06 - Telecom Decision CRTC 2022-181 Updates to the Canadian International Mobile Subscription Identity Assignment Guideline has been released. The updated guideline is available on the CRTC website.

  • 2022-06-24 - New Canadian Exchange Area Listing available!

  • 2022-06-18 - Area Code 683 is now in service in north-central Ontario covering the areas already served by Area Codes 249/705.

  • 2022-04-23 - Area Code 368 is now in service in Alberta covering the areas already served by Area Codes 403/587/825 and 587/780/825.

  • 2022-04-21 - Telecom Decision CRTC 2022-108: CRTC approves the CSCN’s proposed revised Appendix B to the Canadian Central Office Code (NXX) Assignment Guideline. The revised Guideline, Part 1 form and Appendix B are now available.

  • 2022-03-26 - Area Code 753 is now in service in Eastern Ontario covering the area already served by Area Codes 343/613.

  • 2022-02-24 - Telecom Decision CRTC 2022-51: Relief for area code complex 204/431 in Manitoba approves new Area Code 584 for service on 2022-10-29.

  • 2022-02-24 - Telecom Decision CRTC 2022-50: Relief for area code complex 226/519/548 in southwestern Ontario approves new Area Code 382 for service on 2023-06-17.

  • 2021-12-01 - Telecom Decision CRTC 2021-393: Relief for area code complex 819/873 in Western Quebec approves new Area Code 468 for service on 2022-10-22.

  • 2021-11-10 - Telecom Decision CRTC 2021-371: Relief for area code complex 249/705 in central Ontario approves new Area Code of 683 for service on 2022-06-18.

  • 2021-10-16 - Area Code 742 is now in service in Southern Ontario covering the area already served by Area Codes 289/365/905.

  • 2021-10-02 - Area Code 474 is now in service in Saskatchewan covering the area already served by Area Codes 306/639.


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