Cable & Telecom

Bell re-bundles, but is still without a key piece

TORONTO – About 18 months after abandoning some of its multi-product bundles, Bell Canada has re-launched a new quad-play bundle. The new Bell Bundle is a package of Sympatico high speed Internet, Bell ExpressVu HDTV, Bell long distance and Bell Mobility wireless. Local phone is not included in the new bundle because local phone market deregulation (local forbearance, to use the lingo) hasn't happened just yet.The inability to offer discounted local phone was part of the reason Bell dropped the former bundles in the first place. Without local phone, it's simply an incomplete package. "We've developed the Bell Bundle to meet the growing...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.