Last month, at the Canadian Club in Toronto, George Cope President and CEO at Bell announced the official launch of Bell`s Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service, called FibeTV, would occur in Toronto and Montreal this summer.

Ahead of the official launch in coming weeks, Bell has now released its FibeTV line-up of channels along with hardware and programming package pricing.



Hardware

In order to subscribe to Bell`s IPTV service, consumers in Toronto and Montreal will be required to buy or rent an HD receiver or PVR. The receiver will be priced at $199 (or $5 per month to rent) while the HD PVR will cost $499 (or $20 per month to rent)

Toronto Programming

In Toronto, Bell will offer six programming packages beginning from $32 per month.
  • Basic - $32
  • Starter - Basic + timeshifting pack - $35
  • Starter Plus - Basic + timeshifting pack + choice of 3 theme packs - $56
  • Choice - Basic + timeshifting pack + choice of 7 theme packs - $70
  • Premium - Basic + timeshifting pack + choice of 8 theme packs + 1 Premium Movie Pack - $95
  • Elite - Basic + timeshifting pack + choice of 15 theme packs + 1 Premium Movie Pack - $110

The Package prices are per month and include a $3 per month digital service fee. Existing Bell customers with phone or internet service are eligible to receive a $5 bundle discount.




Add Ons

Also announced were a series of add on packages. For more details see our  Toronto FibeTV Pricing and Programming discussion .
  • Individual Channels where available - $3.50 to $4 per month
  • Movie Network Package - $25 per month, $20 per month if you have seven or more theme packs
  • Super Channel Movie Package - $20 per month, $15 per month if you have seven or more theme packs
  • Super Ecran - $18 per month, $13 per month if you have seven or more theme packs
  • International News - $3.50 per month
  • International News 2 - $3.50 per month
  • Playboy - $16 per month (must buy premium movie pack)
  • AOV Combo - $35 per month

Montreal Bilingual Programming

In Montreal, Bell will offer bilingual programming packages and French language packages. Bilingual packages shown here begin at $26 per month.
  • Basic - $26
  • HD Top Bilingual - Basic + Top Bilingual Pack + 4 HD Theme Packs - $56
  • HD A La Carte 30 - Basic + Choice of 30 a la Carte + 4 HD Theme Packs - $58
  • HD Top Bilingual + Movies - Basic + Top Bilingual Pack + 4 HD Theme Packs + TMN - $69
  • HD A La Carte 30 + Movies - Basic + Choice of 30 a la Carte + 4 HD Theme Packs + TMN - $71

The Package prices are per month and include a $3 per month digital service fee. Existing Bell customers with phone or internet service are eligible to receive a $5 bundle discount.

Adds (Price per month)
  • TimeShifting Pack - $3
  • A La Carte 15 - $15
  • A La Carte 20 - $19
  • A La Carte 30 - $22
  • The Favourites - $5
  • Individual Channels where available - $2 per channel
  • Top Franco - $16
  • Top Anglo - $20
  • Top Bilingual - $20
  • Top Bilingual Extra - $30
  • Best of the Best - $60
  • HD Theme Packs - $5 each or 4 for $10
  • Movie Network Package - $15 per month, $13 with a package
  • Super Channel Movie Package - $15 per month, $13 with a package
  • Super Ecran - $15 per month, $13 with a package
  • International News - $3.50
  • International News 2 - $3.50
  • Playboy - $16 per month (must buy premium movie pack)
  • AOV Combo - $35 per month

For more information and to discuss FibeTV, visit Digital Home`s Bell IPTV forum .