Category: Bell


Google Play carrier billing now available to Bell customers

Bell customers with an Android device on OS 2.2 (Froyo) or higher can now purchase direct from Google Play and have the charges appear on their monthly bill. Users will still need to enter their password before making a purchase and a $25/month limit has been put in place to ensure nothing crazy happens. According



Bell releasing the Alcatel OneTouch Idol mini January 28th

Earlier this week we let you know that Bell and Virgin will exclusively bring the Alcatel OneTouch Idol X to Canadians on January 28th. This is Alcatel’s flagship 5-inch Android and will come priced well under $300 (we’re hearing $250). The specs are decent for the price point, but if you’re unsure about Alcatel as



Sony Xperia Z, ZL, Z1 & Z Ultra update to 4.3 Jelly Bean now available

For those Bell customers that have the Sony Xperia Z, ZL, Z1 or Z Ultra you can now go forth and upgrade to Android OS 4.3 Jelly Bean. Below are the firmware versions for each device and the official changelog shows: Overall performance and user interface optimization; Wi-Fi scan only mode for improved device location; Bluetooth



Bell launching the Alcatel One Touch Idol X on January 28th

Bell and Virgin could possibly be the first carriers to release a new smartphone in 2014. Last week it was announced that both Bell and Virgin will exclusively add the Alcatel One Touch Idol X and the Idol Mini to its lineup “in the coming weeks.” According to an internal doc we received it shows



WIND Mobile pulls out of 700Mhz spectrum auction due to lack of funding

WIND Mobile’s parent company, Globalive, has pulled out of the 700Mhz spectrum auction, set to begin tomorrow. The company reportedly couldn’t find the financial backing for the project, as its Russian-owned parent company pulled the necessary funds to invest. The new entrant requires additional spectrum if it plans to make further inroads into the Canadian



Good cause: Bell ‘Let’s Talk Day’ is happening January 28th

Bell is once again following through on their commitment to support mental health initiatives. Their annual “Let’s Talk Day” is happening on January 28th and will see a donation of 5¢ for every text message sent, long-distance call made, tweet shared (using #BellLetsTalk), and every Facebook share of the Bell Let’s Talk image. Source: Bell