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Friday, July 13


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Bell Media Launches Commercial SuperPods

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TORONTO, July 13, 2018. – The new 30-second advertising opportunity allows advertisers to be featured exclusively in a commercial break with a custom creative tied directly to the program –– Bell Media's first SuperPod features Chevrolet in THE AMAZING RACE CANADA: HEROES EDITION –. "Advertisers have been challenging the industry to build exclusive and engaging content for their brands and audiences," said Darryl Coburn, Vice-President, National Television Sales, Bell Media. "The Bell Media SuperPod delivers a unique opportunity for clients to extend their brand's messaging beyond the typical commercial break while offering viewers continuous engagement with their program. We're looking forward to rolling out this experience with more clients in the near future." About Chevrolet CanadaFounded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is one of the world's largest car brands, doing business in more than 100 countries and selling more than 4.0 million cars and trucks a year.

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Thursday, July 12


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BCE Q2 2018 results to be announced August 2

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MONTRÉAL, July 12, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - BCE Inc. (BCE.TO) (BCE) will hold its second-quarter 2018 results conference call with the financial community on Thursday, August 2 at 8:00 am eastern. Participants will include George Cope , President and Chief Executive Officer, and Glen LeBlanc , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Media are welcome to participate on a listen-only basis. Bell Let's Talk promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns like Bell Let's Talk Day and significant Bell funding of community care and access, research and workplace mental health initiatives.

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Thursday, July 05


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Bell, Rogers slash Toronto internet prices in bid to woo customers to faster networks

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Bell, Rogers slash Toronto internet prices in bid to woo customers to faster networks. TORONTO — Two of Canada’s biggest internet providers have slashed prices by about 45 per cent in the Toronto area for their most advanced offerings, but industry observers say such skirmishes are usually very local and short-lived. Bell Canada is offering a gigabit-per-second home internet package with unlimited data for $79.95 in parts of Toronto, down from $149.95, until the end of July. Market analyst Emily Taylor of IDC Canada says such local, short-term price wars are part of a long-term battle for market share among the country’s major internet providers, including Bell, Rogers, Videotron, Telus and Shaw.

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Bell, Rogers slash Toronto internet prices in bid to woo customers to faster networks

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Bell, Rogers slash Toronto internet prices in bid to woo customers to faster networks. TORONTO — Two of Canada’s biggest internet providers have slashed prices by about 45 per cent in the Toronto area for their most advanced offerings, but industry observers say such skirmishes are usually very local and short-lived. Bell Canada is offering a gigabit-per-second home internet package with unlimited data for $79.95 in parts of Toronto, down from $149.95, until the end of July. Market analyst Emily Taylor of IDC Canada says such local, short-term price wars are part of a long-term battle for market share among the country’s major internet providers, including Bell, Rogers, Videotron, Telus and Shaw.

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Wednesday, July 04


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BCE Secures Multi-Year Contract From Government of Alberta - July 4, 2018

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BCE Inc. BCE recently announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Bell Canada, has secured a multi-year contract to operate Alberta SuperNet — a government-led broadband initiative. Alberta SuperNet network was created by Alberta government for offering broadband connectivity to public institutions including hospitals, libraries, schools, government facilities in 429 urban and rural communities throughout the Canadian province. This apart, Bell entered into an agreement to purchase the Axia NetMedia Corporation — an operator of SuperNet's rural assets, based in Calgary. However, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Key Picks. Some better-ranked stocks from the same space are Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. TDS, Frontier Communications Corporation FTR and Ameren Corporation AEE. While Telephone and Data Systems sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Frontier Communications and Ameren Corporation carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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Tuesday, July 03


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BCE to buy rival SuperNet operator to serve Alberta’s rural communities

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BCE to buy rival SuperNet operator to serve Alberta's rural communities. TORONTO — BCE Inc. will buy the Alberta operations of Axia NetMedia Corp. as part of its commitment to provide SuperNet broadband internet service to schools, hospitals and other public institutions throughout the province under a government contract. BCE’s Bell Canada currently owns and operates SuperNet network assets serving 27 urban centres in Alberta while an additional 402 rural communities have been served by Axia NetMedia, a Calgary-based company. Art Price, who founded Axia in 1995 and remains its chief executive, had warned last month that its latest contract to provide rural SuperNet service was set to expire June 30 and that there was a danger that service might be interrupted as of July 1 if the province didn’t announce its decision.

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BCE to buy rival SuperNet operator to serve Alberta's rural communities

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TORONTO — BCE Inc. will buy the Alberta operations of Axia NetMedia Corp. as part of its commitment to provide SuperNet broadband internet service to schools, hospitals and other public institutions throughout the province under a government contract. BCE’s Bell Canada currently owns and operates SuperNet network assets serving 27 urban centres in Alberta while an additional 402 rural communities have been served by Axia NetMedia, a Calgary-based company. “We look forward to welcoming the Axia team to Bell as we integrate our operations to deliver the highest levels of service to Alberta’s SuperNet users,” Dan McKeen, Bell’s vice chair for Western Canada, said in a statement. Art Price, who founded Axia in 1995 and remains its chief executive, had warned last month that its latest contract to provide rural SuperNet service was set to expire June 30 and that there was a danger that service might be interrupted as of July 1 if the province didn’t announce its decision.

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BCE wins multi-year Alberta SuperNet contract, to assume all operations

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EDMONTON — BCE Inc. has won a multi-year contract to operate Alberta SuperNet, the government-led broadband initiative. The company will assume all operations of the broadband network serving commercial and government customers throughout the province. Bell owns and operates the SuperNet network assets serving 27 urban centres in Alberta. Bell also says it has signed a deal to acquire Axia NetMedia Corp., the Calgary-based operator of SuperNet’s rural assets.

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Bell awarded SuperNet contract by the Government of Alberta

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EDMONTON , July 3, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - BCE Inc. (Bell) (BCE.TO) (BCE) today announced it has been awarded a multi-year contract to operate Alberta SuperNet, the government-led initiative providing broadband network connectivity to schools, hospitals, libraries, municipal and indigenous offices, government facilities, enterprise business customers and Internet service providers in 429 urban and rural communities throughout the province. "As Canada's broadband communications leader and a longstanding partner in the SuperNet initiative, Bell is ready to provide SuperNet users throughout Alberta with world-class broadband connections," said Tom Little , President of Bell Business Markets. SuperNet consists of more than 13,000 kilometres of fibre and 2,000 kilometres of high-speed wireless links, connecting more than 3,300 government services and public institutions including over 1,950 learning centres, 650 government locations, 300 healthcare facilities, 300 libraries and 90 Alberta municipalities, with more schools being built and connected each year. Founded in 1880, Bell is the country's oldest and largest telecommunications provider and continues to lead the way in Canadian communications with a strategy of unparalleled investment in broadband network and service innovation.

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Sunday, July 01


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Bell Media Acquires Zeekee, a Leading Alabama Website Design Firm

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Bell Media, a Digital Marketing Agency with clients throughout the Southeast, recently announced that they have acquired Zeekee, a website design and development firm located in Birmingham, Alabama. I'm proud of our team and the hard work they've put in to making Bell Media the leading digital marketing agency in Alabama. We look forward to working with the Zeekee team!" David Gibson, President of Zeekee, states, "We are very excited about this acquisition and the opportunities it brings for both our clients and our employees. I feel like this acquisition positions the company very well for growth." ABOUT BELL MEDIA Bell Media (http://www.gobellmedia.com) is a leading digital marketing agency that is focused on delivering desired business outcomes for clients.

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