Canadian telcos Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) and Bell Aliant continued to gain subscribers and revenue from their nascent IPTV businesses, according to second quarter earnings announced by both companies this week.
IPTV services continued to drive business for North American telcos according to first quarter earnings results released this week.
A pair of Toronto-based technology companies, NorthVu and MediaTube, believe that Bell Canada and Bell Aliant infringed on their patent when they launched IPTV services. The pair have filed suit seeking at least $350 million.
Canadian telco Bell Aliant's emphasis on growing its FTTH network has led to "another year of strong execution" and the addition of 17,400 new IPTV customers in the fourth quarter, the company said in a fourth quarter earnings announcement.
Bell Aliant (Toronto: BA-UN.TO) may be making a concerted effort to establish a larger portfolio of next-gen fiber and IP-based services, but wireline voice losses drove down company earnings to CAD
Bell Aliant (Toronto: BA-UN.TO) may have seen a slight 1 percent dip in Q2 2011 revenues to CAD 693 million (USD 734 million), but strong growth in broadband and IPTV drove it to increase its full
Bell Aliant (Toronto: BA-UN.TO) is continuing its ongoing expansion of its FibreOP Fiber to the Home (FTTH) service by dedicating CAD $13 million (US $13.49 million) to bring the service to an
Broadband customers that reside in an area where Fiber to the Home (FTTH)-based service is available are, not surprisingly, satisfied with the speed and service they get from their service provider.
Bell Aliant's (Toronto: BA-UN.TO) ongoing bet on providing IP-based services over a Fiber to the Home (FTTH)-based network continue to pay off as the service provider reported CAD 84 million (USD
Bell Aliant (Toronto: BA-UN.TO) has added a number of new enhancements to its FibreOP Fiber to the Home (FTTH) set with new symmetrical download/upload speed tiers and enhancements to its IPTV