Cable & Telecom

Bell’s new Alt TV a cheaper, skinnier, more mobile, less featured Fibe

MONTREAL — BCE CEO George Cope described it as a “game-changing” offer in the television industry: a digital pay TV service without a set-top box, but Bell’s Alt TV offer seems to be the regular Fibe TV offer that’s less expensive and with fewer features designed to go after the cord-never market.Available for now only to Bell Internet subscribers in Quebec and Ontario, Alt TV costs about 10% to 20% less than traditional TV, Cope said, with the basic service starting at $15 a month for 30 channels instead of $25. Additional channel packages are similar to Fibe TV (Good,...

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.