Category: Bell


Bell plans to complete its 700MHz rollout by the end of 2015

The recent 700MHz spectrum auction raised a total of $5.27 billion for the government. Rogers invested the most money at $3.3 billion for 22 licences, followed by Bell at $565 million for 31 licences, then TELUS with 30 licences for over $1.1 billion. From a rollout perspective, Bell was first in Canada to deploy its



Bell to exclusively release the Huawei Ascend Y530 (Update)

Huawei continues its slow entrance into the Canadian carrier lineups. We’ve been informed that the Huawei Ascend Y530 will exclusively be arriving at Bell, currently slated for a release on May 30th. The Ascend Y530 is an entry level Android that runs OS 4.3 Jelly Bean, 4.5-inch LCD display (480 x 800), sports a 1.2



HTC One M7 Sense 6.0 update now rolling out

As expected, HTC Canada has begun rolling out an update for its One M7 device today, bringing Sense 6.0′s improved camera and performance to Android 4.4.2. The build is 5.11.661.8 and costs 668MB. The company already rolled out the latest version of Android running Sense 5.5 back in January and, once again ahead of schedule, announced


Go Habs Go

The Bell and Rogers sports battle will be fought on mobile

Canadian sports enthusiasts (read: hockey fans) were shocked last December when it was announced last November that Rogers had signed an exclusive 12 year deal for NHL broadcasting rights across all platforms, including mobile. TSN, which is owned by Bell, has responded, announcing this week the launch of three new national feeds in early September:



Sony Xperia Z2 now available at Bell for $179.95

Sony’s latest flagship has been unleashed on the world today, or at least on Canadians, as a carrier exclusive at Bell. The device, which sports a 5.2-inch 1080p display and a 2.3Ghz quad-core Snapdragon 801 SoC, has been hailed for its tremendous build quality, waterproof capabilities and excellent camera, much of which we agreed with in our review.



Sony Xperia Z2 review

You’d be hard-pressed to find a company more deserving of success in the mobile space than Sony. The company’s early Android phones were, to put it mildly, disappointing. Who can forget the Timescape/Mediascape controversy, and how, for so many years, the company always seemed to be a step or two behind its competitors in both