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Bell joins The PIER as founding partner and exclusive telecom provider


HALIFAX — As The PIER at the Seaport in Halifax prepares to open its doors on Thursday, Bell Canada announced earlier this week it is joining as a founding partner and the exclusive telecommunications provider for The PIER’s “living lab”, which is providing a collaborative workspace for innovators in the transportation, supply chain and logistics industries. Bell will deploy its 5G-ready managed wireless private network throughout The PIER (short for Port Innovation, Engagement and Research) so companies collaborating in the space “can benefit from robust connectivity and coverage in a secure environment,” reads a press release. Bell’s 5G network “will...