Cable & Telecom

Wireless growth offsets drop in TV subscribers at Bell

MONTREAL – Bell’s wireless client base grew by 6.2% this quarter, but TV subscriber growth slowed considerably, Canada’s largest communications company reported Thursday.Total net additions at Bell Wireless were 137,880 this quarter, or 2.3% higher than last year. Postpaid net additions were 159,465 this quarter, or 31% higher than last year, a new Q3 record reflecting an emphasis on postpaid acquisition at Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile. The prepaid client base declined by 21,585 this quarter compared to a gain of 13,045 last year due to lower prepaid gross activations.Blended ARPU increased by $1.41 to $53.54 year over year as...

Our industry and COVID-19

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