Bell Canada is jumping into the 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home craze with plans to launch service in the Toronto market as part of a $922 million investment in its last mile network.
As consumers adopt more bandwidth-hungry services like Netflix and use more devices around their home, Cisco's Visual Networking Index (VNI) forecasts that the global average bandwidth speeds will increase from 20.3 to 42.5 Mbps by 2019.
Canada has launched a project to gauge the speed experience consumers have with their broadband service providers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is conducting this project in collaboration with all of the country's major ISPs such as Bell Canada, Telus and Bell Aliant and market researcher SamKnows.
Ericsson and the Global M2M Association (GMA) will showcase their "revolutionary" new Multi-Domestic Service at Mobile World Congress 2015. The GMA calls it one of the most innovative M2M connectivity management services on the market, enabling global deployment and management of M2M and Internet of Things services.
Bell Canada told Canada's telecom regulator Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) that it and its fellow incumbent telcos Bell Aliant and Telus should not have to...
Verizon FiOS has redeemed itself on Netflix's ISP Speed Index, jumping from the No. 10 spot to the top spot with an average speed of 3.17 Mbps.
Bell Canada, an operating subsidiary of BCE Inc., reported that its Bell Fibe TV subscriber base totaled 580,643 at the end of the second quarter, up 67.7 percent from the same period a year ago.
Bell Canada is sharpening its customer service focus in the Atlantic Canada region by acquiring two customer call centers in New Brunswick as part of its broader strategy to improve customer service.
BCE, the parent company of Bell Canada, is going to privatize its Atlantic Canada affiliate Bell Aliant by acquiring the interest of its public minority shareholders while supporting its FibreOP fiber to the home (FTTH) broadband growth initiatives.
Bell Aliant has set Quebec as the next target for its FibreOP service, announcing that it is investing $70 million to extend the reach of its fiber to the home (FTTH) network to 125,000 premises in seven Quebec communities.