Bell’s New 4K Whole Home PVR Now Available for Fibe TV Customers

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Today, Bell announced that Fibe TV customers can now purchase the company’s new 4K Whole Home PVR. The PVR is available for customers in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, and Quebec City.

The new 4K PVR is the smallest available on the Canadian market and has a record capacity of 150 hours of 4K content. The device is also compatible with Bell’s Bluetooth remote control and will be HDR-ready for when the next step in broadcasting becomes available.

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If you do not live in one of the cities listed above, Bell has announced that the 4K Whole Home PVR will be available to all new and existing customers starting in late February. In a statement, President of Bell Residential and Small Business Services Rizwan Jamal said:

“Innovation has been key to Bell becoming Canada’s largest TV provider, and offering Fibe TV customers Canada’s best 4K Whole Home PVR is another example of our leadership. Joining exclusive innovations like Restart, the Fibe TV app and the Wireless Receiver, the 4K Whole Home PVR makes Canada’s best TV service even better.”

The new Bell 4K Whole Home PVR is now available for $599 for anyone Fibe TV customer living in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, and Quebec City. If you are interested in ordering a PVR or learning more about one, visit Bell’s website.

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  • FragilityG4

    Fiber optics until it gets to your street … Phone lines into the house. Wouldn’t trust that kind of content with that network.

  • No renting options yet either. Dropping 700$ isn’t an option. Not until some sort of feedback from someone saying it’s worth it.

  • Most likely need fibe to in house not just street to support 4K. If you can get OVER 50mbps download and upload then your good to go.

  • CMfly

    Bah way too expensive! I bought a pvr from Rogers once, never again…. Maybe once there is a rental option.. Too bad I wanted to watch some 4k hockey..

  • LouisDC

    My brother-in-law just switched to Bell for all his services, and he really has a fiber optic cable running into his house. I had to check because I didn’t believe it!

  • Chris

    It would seem as though Bell Fibe is Fiber to the node (FTTN) while Bell Aliant is Fiber to the home (FTTH). I guess Bell Aliant was thinking ahead while rolling out their part of the fiber network.

  • jmcd102

    FTTN will work but the number of streams will be lower than FTTH. Bell is increasing the number of stream for all customers between May and July.

    Bell Aliant was definitely thinking ahead with the FTTH. They just need to start rolling out more content and of course, maintain the no cap policy.

    Also, Bell needs to pick up Rogers Sportsnet 4K channel.

  • Brad Fortin

    Makes me glad I was in the rollout territory for Bell Aliant’s FTTH.

  • Chris

    Agreed. I remember when Bell Aliant was rolling out the fiber on the telephone polls back in 2010

  • bradg17

    My question is will watching 4K content on tv have a major impact on your download speeds for other services? Or do you think bell will ensure that you keep speeds of 50mbps if you are doing something else while watching 4K?