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  1. Bell Canada’s Let’s Talk Day is Coming January 27th: Text, Call, Tweet, Share and Support Mental Health

    Industry News
    The annual Bell Let’s Talk day is coming this January 27 th . The initiative, which is in its sixth year, is being run in an effort to raise funds and get the public talking about mental health issues in Canada . The initiative’s national spokesperson, Olympian Clara Hughes, will be joined...
  2. Fibe TV 4K discussion

    Bell Fibe TV
    Edit by Dr.Dave: See post 87 for Bell's soft launch info. Jays and Leafs In 4K Even though I can't get Fibe in my area yet (In Stony Creek) not a rural area, I will move if I have to to get my Jays and Leafs in 4K. Any chance Bell can get hooked into Rogers excellent offering...
  3. Bell Launches Gigabit Fibe Internet in Toronto

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    Bell today announced the launch of what it's calling "North America’s fastest internet" in Toronto. The new Gigabit Fibe service will be rolled out to 1.1 million Toronto homes and businesses, with 50,000 gaining access this summer. The company also indicated that it would be launching the...
  4. BCE and Astral Get CRTC Approval to Complete Merger on July 5

    Industry News
    The $3.2 billion acquisition of Astral Media by BCE has gained approval from the CRTC as of June 27th. On July 5, 2013 the two long-established Montréal companies will begin ramping up competition in the Canadian broadcasting sector, said George Cope, CEO of Bell and BCE. However, the media...
  5. Bell Unveils Canada's First Wireless TV Receiver

    Industry News
    The hassle of running cable through your house to connect your TV is coming to an end. Bell has launched a new Fibe TV Wireless Receiver, which enables customers to enjoy up to 5 additional TVs anywhere in the home. Wade Oosterman, President of Bell Mobility, discusses the exclusive product...
  6. Why is the Competition Bureau Suing Bell, Rogers & Telus?

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    Canada's three leading wireless carriers are being sued by the Competition Bureau for misleading consumers. Bell Canada, Telus, Rogers, as well as the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), will face legal action over "misleading" advertising of texting services. The...
  7. BCE Buys Astral Media for $3.4B

    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...
  8. NFL Supporting BCE in CRTC Battle

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    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...
  9. IPTV in Canada: An update

    Industry News
    Had Telus Optik TV (e.g. IPTV via mediaroom) earlier this year ... Shaw Gateway kicks its butt and is less buggy .... (any multiroom solution out there is still buggy fyi but Shaw Gateway is the least buggy)
  10. Bell jacking up prices of Phone, Internet and TV in New Year

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    Telecommunications giant Bell Canada this week began notifying consumers that it is raising phone, internet and television rates in the New Year. Effective January 1st, 2012, Bell is raising television rates by $3 a month, phone rates by $2 a month and internet rates by $2 per month plus the...
  11. Primus caps internet usage and raises rates

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    Telecommunication and Internet service provider Primus Canada last week notified customers that, effective February 1st, 2011, the company will be increasing how much it charges for internet service and lowering bandwidth caps. In an email, the company informed customers, who previously had an...
  12. Inept Bell

    Bell Canada Home Phone and Internet
    So Bell lost my business years ago because they tell everyone you can be online & use your phone at the same time, yet when I tried to hook their service up in my mother's house, it wouldn't work & a supervisor told me I'd have to remove the splitter. Boy was I pissed. That was the long start...
  13. Bell ExpressVu Receivers and Sharp Aquos

    Bell Satellite TV
    I'm posting this message to help people that might have the same problem my neighbour had. I helped her fix a problem she was having with a Sharp Aquos 37 and the bell receiver. Basically, what happened was that the receiver wouldn't respond to the remote. People from the tech support dept...
  14. Bell Canada reports third quarter results

    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