MONTREAL, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced that it has secured the right to acquire significant 700 MHz spectrum assets in every provincial and territorial market in Industry Canada's competitive spectrum auction. Bell will acquire 31 licences for $566 million for 480M MHz-POP of nationwide 700 MHz spectrum, in line with financial community expectations, bringing Bell's total holdings across various spectrum bands to more than 4,200M MHz-POP nationally. Bell will fund its spectrum licensing payments to the federal government from available sources of cash.
SAINT JOHN, NB, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Aliant and the Province of New Brunswick announced today that a new world-class data centre will be built in Saint John, N.B. Bell Aliant will build the $25-million facility, offering data centre capacity to meet current and future needs of New Brunswick's robust ICT (Information and Communications Technology) sector.
The Province of New Brunswick will contribute $5 million to the project. New Brunswick Premier David Alward joined Karen Sheriff, Bell Aliant president and chief executive officer for the announcement in Saint John.
Popular sun destination joins growing list of countries where Bell has reduced roaming costs thanks to ongoing negotiations with international telecom suppliers
Bell announced significant decreases in its mobile roaming prices for consumers travelling to Cuba, including reductions in the cost of data, voice and text roaming.