Cable & Telecom

HSPA network powers Bell’s Q4

MONTREAL - The launch of Bell’s HSPA network helped to drive its best-ever fourth quarter gross activations for its wireless division, the company declared in its fourth quarter financial results released Thursday.Bell Wireless recorded Q4 gross activations of 523,000 new subscribers, 11.3% more than the same period last year, and said that total net activations increased by 39.3% to 163,000.  Postpaid net activations increased by 37.5% to 110,000, while prepaid net activations increased by 43.2% to 53,000. At year end, the Bell Wireless client base reached 6.83 million, an increase of 5.2% over 2008.In the Bell Wireline segment, retail residential network access services...

Our industry and COVID-19

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