SaskTel’s Bottom Line Potentially at Risk in New Assessment

SaskTel’s bottom line at risk in new assessment.

BCE to Acquire Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. for $3.9 Billion-Bell Promises to Bring Faster Service to All Manitoban Subscribers

BCE has announced they are acquiring MTS for a deal of around $3.9 billion.

Telus To Expand Fiber-Optic Internet in Vancouver

Telus Corp. announced last week that it plans to spend $1-billion in fiber-optic expansion in Vancouver.

Netflix Competitor CraveTV to be Offered to All Internet Users in Canada

BCE’s CraveTV will be making their streaming TV service available to all Internet users in Canada at the beginning of 2016.

BCE Buys Astral Media for $3.4B

BCE Inc plans to acquire Astral Media in a $50-a-share cash-and-stock deal putting the price tag at $3.38 billion. The acquisition, announced on March 16th, will strengthen BCE’s telecommunications assets in Quebec and drastically improve its competitive position against other rivals, notably Quebecor. BCE CEO George Cope said in a statement: “Bell’s acquisition of Astral […]

NFL Supporting BCE in CRTC Battle

The National Football League is on BCE Inc.’s side in its latest battle with the Canadian Radio and Television Commission. Recall that in December, the CRTC ruled that BCE would not be permitted to restrict mobile broadcasts of hockey and football games to only Bell Mobility subscribers. BCE also owns broadcast networks CTV and TSN. […]

BCE reports Q3 2011 results

Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE), Canada’s largest communications company, today reported financial results for the third quarter of 2011.

BCE, which includes Bell Canada, Bell Aliant, Bell Media, Virgin Mobile, and the Source, reported a 8.7% increase in operating revenues to $4.9 billion and a 41.4% increase in net earnings to $642 million, when compared to the same quarter in 2010.

Average Bell Mobility customer spends $51.68 a month

The average Bell Mobility customer spent $51.67 a month on wireless services in the first quarter of 2011, up 3.2% from $50.07 in the same quarter of 2010 according to figures from Bell’s recent financial statements.

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