Cable & Telecom

Bell swings back at Videotron, launching VOIP in Montreal

MONTREAL - Bell Digital Voice is now available in the Greater Montreal Area, the company announced this morning. Already offered in Toronto for $40 a month, the service is being progressively rolled out across Québec and Ontario. In Montreal, the offer is $35 a month. Bell has faced significant pressure in Montreal with Videotron’s $16 a month residential telephony offer. The MSO said in August that it had surpassed 75,000 customers and were adding 4,000 a week, which means the company is over or nearly 100,000 VOIP subscribers, most of which would be telephony customers taken from Bell. As reported...