Bell Mobility

Bell Gets $380 Million for Replacement of Public Safety Comms Service in Manitoba

The province of Manitoba has awarded $380 million for the replacement of public safety communications service to Bell Mobility. According to Manitoba Post, the new equipment will replace the outdated FleetNet system used by public safety organizations like fire, ambulance, and police, as well as the VHF system operated by Manitoba Sustainable Development. “Ensuring the safety of Manitobans...

Bell Mobility Lays Off Workers at West Island Call Centre in Montreal

According to a CBC News report, Bell Mobility has laid off an undisclosed number of workers at its call centre on Montreal's West Island, noting that it was consolidating work in its call centres across Canada, and its Dorval location was among those affected. "The high reliability of our networks and products like Fibe TV are also reducing service...

Bell’s Cell Tower Proposal Raising Concern for Mahone Bay Residents

According to a report by CBC News, a proposal from Bell Mobility to increase the height of its cell tower in Mahone Bay is facing opposition as some residents want to protect the view of the town's churches from the sight of an adjacent cell tower. Bell’s request to increase the height of its current cell tower located...

Bell Given Green Light to Challenge Those Involved in Mobile TV Ruling

Bell Mobility will potentially be allowed to seek legal costs from Ben Klass, a university student, a single mother, and the Council of Senior Citizen's Organization of British Columbia among others, the Federal Court of Appeal announced yesterday (via OpenMedia). Ben Klass' name became known when the Manitoba resident and OpenMedia community member filed a...

Bell Loses Class-Action Lawsuit Appeal Over Non-Existent 911 Services

Bell Mobility has lost a class-action lawsuit appeal that found the Canadian carrier liable to thousands of subscribers in Canada’s three Northern Territories over fees for non-existent 911 services. The class-action trial, which started in 2013, ordered Bell to compensate thousands of wireless phone customers who were charged monthly fees for 911 services that they...