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  1. Industry News
    Earlier this week, SaskTel released its high-level risk assessment report regarding the potential impacts that BCE acquiring Manitoba Telecom Services may have on SaskTel. The review, which was completed by Mark H. Goldberg & Associates Inc., provided an analysis of risks which will become part...
  2. Industry News
    Today, Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (MTS) was acquired by the Bell group of companies in a transaction valued at approximately $3.9 billion. MTS has a long history going all the way back to 1908, as the descendant company of Manitoba Government Telephones, and this is not the first time the...
  3. Industry News
    Telus Corp. announced last week that it plans to spend $1-billion in fiber-optic expansion in Vancouver, in a new strategic move. According to an article in the Globe and Mail, the new step is part of a larger capital spending push by Telus and other telephone companies such as BCE Inc. to...
  4. Industry News
    BCE’s CraveTV has announced that it will be making the Internet-streaming TV service available to all Internet users in Canada at the beginning of 2016. BCE’s Chief Executive Officer, George Cope, said the company's streaming service will expand its base of household targets from 3.5 million to...
  5. Industry News
    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...
  6. Industry News
    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...
  7. Industry News
    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...
  8. Industry News
    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. The average post-paid customer spent $62.51 per month with Bell in the first...
  9. Industry News
    In financial results released today BCE said it continues to expand its Internet Protocol Television capable footprint in communities across Ontario and Québec. During the first three months of 2011, the Bell IPTV footprint grew by 60% to encompass more than 800,000 households in Toronto and...
  10. Industry News
    It has now been six years since cable telephony first launched in this country and the number of Canadians receiving cable telephone service from Canada's big four cable companies - Rogers, Shaw, Vidéotron and Cogeco - is now over 3.6 million subscribers. By comparison, Canada’s traditional...
  11. Industry News
    Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE), Canada's largest communications company, today reported fourth quarter and full year financial results for 2010. In the final quarter of 2010, BCE, which includes Bell Canada, Bell Aliant, Virgin Mobile, and the Source, reported a 0.9% increase in operating...
  12. Industry News
    In a Broadcasting Notice of Consultation released yesterday, the CRTC has announced that it will hold hearings on the acquisition of CTV Globemedia by BCE Inc. beginning on February 8th, 2011. The deal, which was announced in September, would see BCE Inc. acquire complete ownership of CTV...
  13. Industry News
    Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE), Canada's largest communications company, last week reported financial results for the third quarter of 2010. BCE, which includes Bell Canada, Bell Aliant, Virgin Mobile, and the Source, reported a 1.3% increase in operating revenues to $4.5 billion and an 11.1%...
  14. Industry News
    Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE), Canada's largest communications company, today reported financial results for the second quarter of 2010. BCE, which includes Bell Canada, Bell Aliant, Virgin Mobile, and the Source, reported a 3.3% increase in operating revenues to $4.4 billion and 22.0% increase...
  15. Industry News
    Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE), Canada's largest communications company, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter of 2009. BCE, which includes Bell Canada, Bell Aliant, Telesat, Virgin Mobile, and the Source, reported a 3.9% increase in operating revenues and 12.8% increase in...
  16. Industry News
    Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE), Canada's largest communications company, today reported financial results for the third quarter of 2009. BCE, which includes Bell Canada, Bell Aliant and Telesat, reported a a modest 0.5% increase in operating revenues to $4.46 billion when compared to the same...
  17. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    The $42 billion takeover of Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) Inc., scheduled to occur on December 11th may not proceed according to a statement issued today by the company. Watch BCE shares come tumbling down today!
  18. Bell Canada Home Phone and Internet
    BCE Inc., Canada's largest communications company, today reported BCE and Bell Canada results for the third quarter of 2008. Gains at wireless, weakness at wireline, video and internet relatively flat. Subscriber numbers and more info on the linked page
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