Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 with 5.2-inch display, Android 4.3 launched

26 Nov 2013
Samsung has announced the successor to the Galaxy Grand, the Galaxy Grand 2. The South Korean handset maker has not revealed the price for Galaxy Grand 2 and has also not announced the availability details for the smartphone.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is now available for download.

26 Nov 2013

Android 4.3, an even sweeter Jelly Bean, is available now on Nexus phones and tablets.

Restricted profiles limit access to apps and content, at home with your family and at work. Bluetooth Smart support makes Android ready for a whole new class of mobile apps that connect to fitness sensors. Games look great thanks to the 3D realistic, high performance graphics powered by OpenGL ES 3.0.

And there's a lot more new in this release. Read more here.

Canadians embracing the next generation of television with Bell

21 Nov 2013
Today is World TV Day and Bell is highlighting its commitment to consumers in a rapidly evolving Canadian television landscape with an intense commitment to investment in content, network expansion and new service options for Canadians.

"World TV Day underlines the importance of television in informing, enlightening and entertaining Canadians, and just how quickly the sector is transforming. With our focus on delivering new choices to consumers and enhancing competition in the Canadian TV sector, Bell is ready for the new world of television," said Kevin Crull, President of Bell Media. "The federal government is committed to more choice and flexibility for Canadian consumers. We look forward to working closely with the federal government, the CRTC, content creators and other industry stakeholders to ensure we give consumers the content options and programming packaging flexibility they want as new technology, investment and competition means more choice than ever before."

BCE awarded Best Overall Corporate Governance - International by Corporate Secretary

19 Nov 2013
BCE Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been honoured with the Best Overall Corporate Governance Award - International at the sixth annual Corporate Secretary Corporate Governance Awards in New York.

Competing against a number of high-profile Canadian and international corporations, BCE was recognized for best overall governance, compliance and ethics in board structure, shareholder communications, regulatory filing and other governance operations. Other companies recognized for governance leadership by Corporate Secretary include General Electric, H&R Block, Johnson & Johnson, and PepsiCo.

Bell applauds federal government for legislation to help stop cyberbullying

20 Nov 2013
Bell today congratulated the Government of Canada for introducing federal legislation to directly combat cyberbullying, an issue of serious concern to all Canadians.

"With the proposed changes to the Criminal Code announced today, the government is sending a strong message that cyberbullying must stop," said George Cope, President and CEO of Bell Canada and BCE Inc. "Bell applauds Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Justice Minister Peter MacKay, and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Steven Blaney for taking this important step forward."

Bell Canada joins the federal government's Hire a Veteran program

13 Nov 2013
Bell today announced that it has joined the federal government's Hire a Veteran initiative and will give qualified Canadian Veterans priority in hiring across Bell operations.

"Bell has a long and proud tradition of support for Canada's military men and women. With many Veterans already working at Bell, we know firsthand that they bring skills, focus and discipline to the table," said George Cope, President and CEO of Bell Canada and BCE Inc. "We're pleased to join with Minister Fantino and Veterans Affairs Canada in assisting those who have so proudly served Canada."

"I applaud Bell Canada for recognizing the value of giving priority to Canada's Veterans when they are hiring new employees," said the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs. "By joining our Hire a Veteran initiative, they are affirming what we already know—Canada's men and women in uniform are well-trained and accomplished individuals with the skills and experience to be a real asset to any organization."

Bell donates $100,000 to Canadian Red Cross to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

13 Nov 2013

You can donate to the Red Cross by texting REDCROSS or ROUGE to 30333

MONTREAL, Nov. 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announceda donation of $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross as part of a relief effort to help those in the Philippines impacted by Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever recorded.

Bell applauds the federal government for matching donations by individual Canadians to registered Canadian charities supporting relief efforts in the region. Note that all mobile phone users can donate $5 to the Red Cross in support of Typhoon Haiyan relief simply by texting REDCROSS or ROUGE to 30333.

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CellCom Communications Content Devliery Network

01 Nov 2013

Accelerating and enhancing your organization's online performance is critical – especially when a three-second delay is all it takes for people to start clicking away from your website.

The Content Delivery Network (CDN) service from CellCom Communications/ Bell seamlessly delivers your website or bandwidth-intensive multimedia content with the speed and reliability you need to ensure an exceptional user experience.

Bell receives Canada Award for Excellence for outstanding performance in Mental Health at Work

29 Oct 2013
Bell has been honoured by Excellence Canada with a Canada Award for Excellence in recognition of its workplace mental health program. The Silver Award for Mental Health at Work - the highest ever awarded by Excellence Canada - will be presented to Bell at Excellence Canada's awards ceremony in Toronto on October 30.