Bell Fibe TV brings next-generation television service to Ottawa
(Canada Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
$155-million investment in Ottawa Fibe network delivers the best TV and
Internet experience to the nation's capital
Unprecedented new choice and competition in TV supported by the
exclusive wireless TV receiver, apps like Facebook, Twitter, TSN Xtra,
TV anywhere and much more
Ottawa joins Montréal, Toronto, Québec City and multiple other locations
in Ontario and Québec in the Fibe footprint - 3.8 million households
MONTRÉAL, Aug. 30, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced the launch
of next-generation Fibe TV service in Ottawa, bringing consumers
superior choice in television and unprecedented new competition for
traditional cable TV.
"Bell's unmatched investments in next-generation broadband networks and
services are bringing the best communications innovations the world has
to offer to Canadians. With an investment of $155 million in the new
Ottawa Fibe network, consumers in our nation's capital now have access
to the best TV and Internet experience available," said George Cope,
President and CEO of Bell Canada and BCE Inc.
Fibe is growing fast. Bell gained 50,555 new Fibe TV customers in the
second quarter of 2013 - 31.4% more than the year before and the best
quarterly growth since the launch of Fibe TV in late 2010. At the end
of Q2 2013 (June 30), Fibe TV subscribers totalled 346,316, more than
double the number a year before.
Fibe TV's advanced features include:
The exclusive wireless TV receiver that gives customers the full Fibe
experience on up to 5 additional TVs anywhere in the home - without
The exclusive Whole Home PVR that allows customers to set, manage and
play back recordings and pause and rewind live TV from up to 6 TVs in
The most HD On Demand content
Apps right on your TV including Facebook, Twitter, TSN Xtra and more.
Superior picture quality, the best on-screen guide and super-fast
Fibe customers can also access the new Bell TV app to watch more than
100 live and On Demand channels on their tablets and smartphones. They
can also stop and resume on demand programming between their TV at home
and their mobile device while on the go.
Packaged with Bell Fibe TV, Fibe Internet service offers both fast
download and upload speeds, free McAfee Security and Wi-Fi home
network, and an unlimited Internet option for more streaming,
downloading and uploading without having to keep track of usage.
Fibe TV is available in a 3-service bundle starting at $22.95 a month
for the first 6 months, with a Whole Home PVR and wireless receiver
included at no additional cost.
Fibe TV is available today in most Ottawa neighbourhoods and expanding
quickly across the city. By the end of this year, Fibe TV will be
available to more than 4 million households throughout Ontario and
To learn more about Fibe TV and to confirm availability for your home,
please visit Bell.ca/FibeTV.
The leading builder of Canada's communications infrastructure in urban
centres, small towns and rural locations alike, Bell invests more than
$3 billion each year to bring the latest broadband fibre and mobile
networks and services to Canadians, including Bell Fibe TV and
Internet, 4G LTE wireless, and next-generation business services like
data hosting and cloud computing services.
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and
business customers with leading TV, Internet, wireless, home phone and
business communications solutions. Bell Media is Canada's premier
multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital
media. Bell is wholly owned by Montréal's BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE).
For more information, please visit Bell.ca.
The Bell Let's Talk mental health initiative is a national charitable
program that promotes Canadian mental health across Canada with the
Bell Let's Talk anti-stigma campaign and significant funding for
community care, research and workplace best practices. To learn more,
please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.
SOURCE Bell Canada
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