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Telus and Bell Offered to Take on Rogers Customers During Nationwide Outage

Rogers has responded to the flurry of questions the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) had over the network outage earlier this month that took millions of Canadians offline — reports The Globe and Mail. On early July 8, a massive breakdown took out the majority of Rogers's wireless, wireline, and internet networks. The outage...

Bell EPP Plans for July 2022 Offer $66.50 for 45GB and More

Bell’s Exclusive Partner Program (EPP) offers discounted cellphone plans for employees and their families that have access to the program from their employers. Offers for these discounted EPP plans change frequently and the latest offerings sent out today according to a RFD user in Ontario, include the following: $50/15GB: 4G speeds (up to 150 Mbps)...

Bell CEO Mirko Bibic to Join RBC’s Board of Directors

The Royal Bank of Canada announced on Wednesday it will appoint Bell CEO Mirko Bibic to its board of directors, starting August 1, 2022. Bibic will join RBC's Risk and Governance Committees, said the bank in a press release. Bibic has been president and CEO of Bell since January 2020 and has worked at the company...
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Feds Order Rogers, Telus, Bell to Create Network Safety Plan within 60 Days

François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, met with the CEOs of Rogers, Telus and Bell today, to discuss the recent outage that crippled the INTERAC network, 9-1-1 services, cellphone calling and data, plus home internet and more. According to Champagne on Monday afternoon, he detailed more about the meeting’s conclusions. "The national...

Bell Says No Outages Caused by Rogers Network Failure

With the Rogers outage still ongoing nationwide and wreaking havoc on services and businesses, the company’s rivals have stated their services are business as usual. Telus stated they are not having any issues, despite customers complaining about slow data and internet. Bell this morning also announced their services are “operational” as usual, saying any issues...

Bell Gets $939,000 from Feds to Improve Mobile Connectivity in Rural Quebec

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada announced on Thursday it will be improving “mobile connectivity” in rural Quebec, with a nearly $1 million investment. Up to $939,035 in federal funding will be provided to Bell to improve mobile connectivity in the First Nations community of Les Atikamekw de Manawan, says ISED. The federal government says […]

What’s New on Crave: July 2022

Bell Media has released its list of new shows and movies coming to its streaming service Crave for July 2022. Highlights include Friday Night Lights seasons 1-5, along with the movie premiere of Daniel Craig’s No Time to Die. Also coming is the Crave Original Series Canada’s Drag Race, plus the movie premiere of West...
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Rogers 3500 MHz 5G Plans Start at $85, Bell and Telus from $95 [Update]

This week Canada’s major wireless carriers announced the rollout of their 3500 MHz 5G spectrum. Rogers kicked it off by announcing the new spectrum launched in Nanaimo, B.C., showing some love for Western Canada, but as of today, the company confirmed with iPhone in Canada it also has also started rolling out to Calgary, Edmonton,...

Bell to Launch 5G+ Network Starting in Toronto on $95+ ‘Unlimited’ Plans

Bell announced on Wednesday it plans to roll out its 5G+ network soon, which will leverage the company’s 3500 MHz 5G spectrum. The new network will offer faster mobile speeds and lower latency, with up to 3 Gbps peak theoretical speeds in select areas. "Today's announcement reinforces Bell's commitment to provide the best networks to...

Bell Internet Launches 3 Gbps Download and Upload Speeds in Quebec City

Bell announced on Wednesday it has launched 3-gigabit internet speeds in Quebec City. The service offers download and upload speeds of 3 Gbps from the company’s pure fibre internet service. "Ten years ago, Québec City was the first city in Québec to have access to Bell's fibre to the home technology, and today Bell is...