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Xplore appoints Rizwan Jamal as CEO

telecom | 09/05/2023 3:35 pm EDT

Xplore Inc. is promoting its president and chief commercial officer, Rizwan Jamal, to president and chief executive officer, the company announced. The transition will take place effective immediately, according to its Tuesday release. Jamal has been serving as CCO since...

Bell tops broadband speed tests, but falls in customer satisfaction survey

Media | 06/22/2018 5:06 pm EDT

In a pair of studies measuring home internet service this week, BCE Inc. was positioned at the two ends of the spectrum, topping out the list of fastest connections in Canada, but falling to near the bottom of the pack in customer satisfaction. Results of reports from PC Magazine and J.D. Power, the first measuring speed and the other customer satisfaction, were announced on Tuesday and Thursday, respectively. Bell came in with the fastest speeds on average, with a 115 Mbps PCMag “speed...

Bell fibre build moves to Oshawa, Ont.

telecom | 04/24/2018 2:29 pm EDT

Oshawa, Ont. will be the next target for BCE Inc.’s fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network buildout, the...

Bell celebrates Toronto FTTH build, eyes higher speeds

telecom | 04/05/2018 6:59 pm EDT

As BCE Inc. celebrates the completion of the majority of its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) build out in Toronto on Thursday, it’s already making plans to exceed the network speeds officially unveiled...

Bell intros product for improved home internet

telecom | 01/24/2018 4:58 pm EST

In a release on Wednesday, BCE Inc. said it launched its residential mesh WiFi product. Dubbed Whole...

Bell releases ultra high-def PVR

Media | 08/29/2016 4:50 pm EDT

BCE Inc. customers can now take advantage of the “world’s first fully wireless [Internet protocol TV] service,” the company said Monday. In a press release, Bell said a wireless 4K Whole Home PVR was...

Bell becomes largest TV provider for Canadians

Media | 11/04/2015 9:38 pm EST

BCE Inc. announced Wednesday that the popularity of its Fibe TV service has made its the largest TV provider in Canada for the first time with more than 2.7 million customers across the country. Bell said in a press release that its broadband Fibe and FibreOP TV services provide customers with features that other TV providers do not offer, and noted that “product innovation has been the key to Fibe TV’s popularity." The release also indicated that according to a study from research company, Nielsen Co., Fibe TV and FibreOp TV were the top two services recommended by...

Bell launches gigabit Internet in Ont., Que.

telecom | 08/10/2015 1:44 pm EDT

BCE Inc. announced Monday it has completed the first phase of launching its Gigabit Fibe Internet service, which is now available to about 1.3 million homes across Quebec and Ontario. Bell said in the release that the new service...

Bell launches Fibe TV app

Media | 05/26/2015 1:43 pm EDT

BCE Inc. on Tuesday announced the release of a new Fibe TV app, which it said will allow customers to access this TV service anywhere, at any time, on any screen.  The new app gives Fibe TV subscribers access to over 7,000 hours of on-demand programming and can be downloaded for free for Apple...

Bell says IPTV customers have reached 1 million

Media | 04/17/2015 5:55 pm EDT

BCE Inc. said in a press release Friday that its IPTV customer base has reached one million households. In the release, Bell said IPTV, which it offers through its Fibe TV and FibreOP TV brands, has  since its launch in...

Kevin Crull out as Bell Media boss

Media | 04/09/2015 8:52 pm EDT

BCE Inc. said Thursday that Kevin Crull is out as president of its Bell Media division, and a press release appeared to link Crull's ousting to his recent conflict with news staff over coverage of the CRTC's decision on...