Bell Canada

Virgin Mobile Canada launches app-based TV service

Bell Canada-owned Virgin Mobile Canada has launched an app-based TV offering, Virgin TV, for its internet subscribers in Ontario and Québec – the two Canadian provinces where the MVNO provides fixed internet. The new service does not require a set-top box or installation, and but is available on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, laptops, Amazon Fire TV […]

Liberty Global and Comcast back OpenSync initiative

Liberty Global, Comcast and Bell Canada are all backing a new open source software initiative that was unveiled by adaptive WiFi company Plume and Samsung at the Broadband World Forum. OpenSync is a framework that works across gateways, modems, routers, access points, extenders, set-top-boxes, IoT hubs, smart speakers and other WiFi-enabled devices. Based on the Plume Middle […]

Bell Canada selects Ericsson to power TV services

Bell Canada has selected Ericsson to power its next-generation multi-screen TV services, in a new multi-year deal that extends the company’s current relationship. The Canadian operator will use Ericsson’s MediaFirst TV Platform to offer a personalised and converged multiscreen TV experience to its more than 1.5 million Fibe TV and Alt TV subscribers in Canada. […]

Canada’s Bell takes on Netflix with Latte

Canadian telco and broadcaster Bell will launch a TV streaming service with content from HBO and several Hollywood studios. The service does not have a name, but is code-named Project Latte, and said it will differentiate itself from services such as Shomi by offering exclusive fare. Shomi is the Netflix rival announced by Bell rivals […]