Mobile TV has been on Bell’s agenda for a few years now. What started off slow, mainly due to device limitations, has grown into a serious play for the company. Bell has always been shy on giving numbers, but last September they declared to have secured its 1 millionth subscriber. Earlier today, Bell reported full
Bell reported their Q4 and 2013 results today and specifically for wireless, inclusive of its sub-brand Virgin Mobile, saw the subscriber base increase by 1.3% to a total of 7,778,334. This number is actually down 26,766 subs from Q3 (7,805,100) and Bell stated it was “attributable to a high level of competitive intensity during the
Industry Canada just revealed that they will likely announce the results of the 700Mhz auction tomorrow, February 5th, at 12:30pm ET. Industry Minister, James Moore, “will make an announcement regarding Canada’s wireless industry,” according to a short release issued late today. He will then take questions from journalists. The Government launched the 700Mhz auction on January
HTC One reaches ‘end of life status’ on Bell The HTC One saw its Canadian release in April of 2013 and is by far the best devices the company has every produced. It’s incredibly well designed and packed full with impressive specs. Bell, according to an internal doc we received, has put this all-aluminum beauty
It’s true. Defying the words spoken by the President of HTC America, we’ve been receiving tips that the update to Android OS 4.4.2 KitKat is now available to download for Rogers, Bell, Virgin, TELUS, SaskTel and WIND HTC One users.
Bell Let’s Talk Day: 109,451,718 calls, texts, tweets and Facebook shares for a record donation of $5,472,585.90
Yesterday was Bell “Let’s Talk” Day and the masses, including many politicians like Prime Minister Stephen Harper and celebrities such as Ellen, banded together to raise awareness to “end the stigma” of mental health issues in Canada. For every text, tweet Facebook share and long distance call made, Bell donated $0.05 to the cause. From
Bell and Alcatel have come together and launched two new Android smartphones today. The flagship One Touch Idol X and OneTouch Idol mini are both incredibly well priced: as expected, the Idol X will be $249.95 and the Idol mini will be $149.95 off contract. As for specs, the Idol X runs Android OS 4.2.2 Jelly Bean,
Today is Bell’s annual “Let’s Talk Day” and the telecommunications/media company shows their commitment to support mental health initiatives through a variety of ways. The most obvious is seeking assistance from every Canadian as Bell will donate of 5¢ for every text message sent, long-distance call made, tweet shared (using #BellLetsTalk), and every Facebook share
Advocacy groups say ‘Bell is trying to double-dip by taking your subscription fees and then selling information’
Back in November Bell adjusted its terms and conditions and stated they will use “certain information about your account and network usage for select purposes, such as continuing to improve network performance and product offers through new business and marketing reports, making some of the ads and marketing partner offers you see more relevant to
Now that the holiday push is over, carriers have decided to slightly change up their monthly rate plans. We’ve already seen Koodo, TELUS and Rogers make slight adjustments and now it’s Bell’s turn. To keep you up to speed, Bell increased its Voice & Data Lite 50 and 60 rate plans by $5 each yesterday.