Bell applauds Ontario funding for Ontario Shores mental health program

19 Mar 2014

"Bell Let's Talk supports community-based mental health programs across Canada and we've seen first-hand how Ontario Shores helps children and young people get well," said Mary Deacon, Chair of Bell Let's Talk. "By providing Ontario Shores with funds to establish the new residential treatment facility, the Ontario government is making mental health treatment more available for youth and families from across the province. We applaud Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Deb Matthews for helping to address this need."

Clara Hughes is now on the road to building a stigma-free Canada

14 Mar 2014

It's the first day of Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk, an unprecedented 110-day journey to build a Canada free of the stigma around mental illness. Clara will visit communities big and small in every province and territory to grow the mental health conversation before concluding her epic Ride on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Canada Day, July 1.

Here’s What An iPhone 6 With A Curved Display Might Look Like

14 Mar 2014

It’s that time of year again, friends. It’s been a few months since the last iPhone was released, which means everyone is trying to figure out what the next iPhone will look like.


10 Things You Didn’t Know About Alexander Graham Bell

13 Mar 2014
On March 3 was the 167th birthday of Alexander Bell. We celebrate his life and achievements: the man responsible for the invention of the telephone, the development of modern-day communication and our company’s namesake.
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Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk gets ready to roll in support of Canadian mental health

10 Mar 2014
  • Six-time Olympian Clara Hughes will ride her bike 12,000 km around Canada, bringing the mental health conversation to communities in every province and territory
  • Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk begins March 14 in Toronto and concludes July 1 as part of Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill in Ottawa

Bell acquires nationwide 700 MHz wireless spectrum licenses

19 Feb 2014

MONTREAL, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced that it has secured the right to acquire significant 700 MHz spectrum assets in every provincial and territorial market in Industry Canada's competitive spectrum auction. Bell will acquire 31 licences for $566 million for 480M MHz-POP of nationwide 700 MHz spectrum, in line with financial community expectations, bringing Bell's total holdings across various spectrum bands to more than 4,200M MHz-POP nationally. Bell will fund its spectrum licensing payments to the federal government from available sources of cash.

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18 Feb 2014

Bell Aliant and Province of New Brunswick support thriving ICT sector with announcement of new data centre in Saint John

11 Feb 2014
  • $25-million data centre enables Bell Aliant to offer world class facilities  for New Brunswick  business' network and IT infrastructure needs
  • Bell Aliant expands position as leading data centre provider in Atlantic region
  • Province of New Brunswick to contribute $5 million to the project

SAINT JOHN, NB, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Aliant and the Province of New Brunswick announced today that a new world-class data centre will be built in Saint John, N.B.  Bell Aliant will build the $25-million facility, offering data centre capacity to meet current and future needs of New Brunswick's robust ICT (Information and Communications Technology) sector.

The Province of New Brunswick will contribute $5 million to the project. New Brunswick Premier David Alward joined Karen Sheriff, Bell Aliant president and chief executive officer for the announcement in Saint John.

Bell reduces mobile roaming prices for Cuba

12 Feb 2014

Popular sun destination joins growing list of countries where Bell has reduced roaming costs thanks to ongoing negotiations with international telecom suppliers

Bell announced significant decreases in its mobile roaming prices for consumers travelling to Cuba, including reductions in the cost of data, voice and text roaming.

Bell to broaden Fibe TV service after strong quarter

12 Feb 2014

Bell Canada says it has plans to bring its Fibe television service to even more communities, after parent company BCE Inc. posted financial results suggesting it made gains on rivals such as Rogers Communications Inc. in the final quarter of last year.

The Montreal-based telecommunications giant, which ended last year with 479,430 Fibe TV subscribers, wants to broaden its network footprint beyond the 4.3 million households it can currently reach.