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Bell Expands LTE-M Network Coverage In The U.S. With AT&T
Thursday, 19 Sep 2019 

Sept 19 (Reuters) - BCE Inc ::BELL EXPANDS LTE-M NETWORK COVERAGE IN THE UNITED STATES WITH AT&T.BCE INC - EXPANDED RECIPROCAL ROAMING PARTNERSHIP WITH AT&T TO PROVIDE CANADIAN BUSINESS CUSTOMERS ACCESS TO AT&T'S LTE-M NETWORK ACROSS U.S..  Full Article

BCE Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results
Thursday, 1 Aug 2019 

Aug 1 (Reuters) - BCE Inc ::BCE REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2019 RESULTS.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE C$0.94.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE C$0.85.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE C$0.90 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.SEES FY 2019 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE C$3.53 TO C$3.63 EXCLUDING ITEMS.Q2 REVENUE C$5.93 BILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF C$5.9 BILLION.Q2 TOTAL POSTPAID AND PREPAID NET CUSTOMER ADDITIONS OF 149,478, UP 30.6%.QTRLY POSTPAID NET ADDITIONS TOTALLED 102,980, DOWN FROM 122,092 IN Q2 2018.QTRLY BELL'S PREPAID SUBSCRIBER BASE INCREASED BY 46,498 NET NEW CUSTOMERS, COMPARED TO A NET LOSS OF 7,606 IN Q2 2018.QTRLY BLENDED AVERAGE BILLING PER USER INCREASED 1.6% TO $68.79.CONFIRMED FINANCIAL GUIDANCE TARGETS FOR 2019, AS PROVIDED ON FEBRUARY 7, 2019.  Full Article

George Cope To Retire As CEO Of BCE In January 2020
Friday, 28 Jun 2019 

June 28 (Reuters) - BCE Inc ::GEORGE COPE TO RETIRE AS PRESIDENT AND CEO OF BCE AND BELL IN JANUARY 2020.CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER MIRKO BIBIC WILL BE APPOINTED PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF BCE INC. AND BELL CANADA.RETIREMENT OF GEORGE COPE, CURRENT CEO, ON JANUARY 5, 2020.  Full Article

Bell Canada To Redeem Series M-27 And M-37 Debentures Due 2020
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 

May 14 (Reuters) - BCE Inc ::BELL CANADA TO REDEEM SERIES M-27 AND SERIES M-37 DEBENTURES DUE JUNE 2020.BELL CANADA - WILL REDEEM, ON JUNE 13, PRIOR TO MATURITY, ALL OUTSTANDING $1 BILLION PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF 3.25% DEBENTURES, SERIES M-27, DUE JUNE 17, 2020.BELL CANADA - WILL REDEEM, ON MAY 24, PRIOR TO MATURITY, ALL OUTSTANDING $400 MILLION PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF 3.54% DEBENTURES, SERIES M-37, DUE JUNE 12, 2020.  Full Article

Bell Announces Offering Of Series US-2 Notes And Series M-49 MTN Debentures
Thursday, 9 May 2019 

May 8 (Reuters) - BCE Inc ::BELL ANNOUNCES OFFERING OF SERIES US-2 NOTES AND SERIES M-49 MTN DEBENTURES.PUBLIC OFFERING IN THE UNITED STATES OF US$600 MILLION AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF 4.30% SERIES US-2 NOTES DUE 2049.US OFFERING NOTES PRICED AT US$99.802 PER US$100 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT FOR A YIELD TO MATURITY OF 4.311% AND WILL MATURE ON JULY 29, 2049.PUBLIC OFFERING IN CANADA OF C$600 MILLION AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MTN DEBENTURES PURSUANT TO ITS MEDIUM TERM NOTES (MTN) PROGRAM.CANADIAN OFFERING WILL BE ISSUED AT A PRICE OF CDN$99.795 PER $100 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT FOR A YIELD TO MATURITY OF 2.788%.  Full Article

BCE Reports First Quarter 2019 Results
Thursday, 2 May 2019 

May 2 (Reuters) - BCE Inc ::BCE REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2019 RESULTS.SEES FY 2019 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE C$3.53 TO C$3.63 EXCLUDING ITEMS.Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE C$0.77.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE C$0.82.Q1 REVENUE C$5.734 BILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF C$5.72 BILLION.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE C$0.78 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.QTRLY POSTPAID NET ADDITIONS TOTALLED 50,204, DOWN FROM 68,487 IN Q1 2018.BELL POSTPAID WIRELESS CUSTOMERS TOTALLED 8,808,189 AT MARCH 31, A 4.0% INCREASE OVER Q1 2018.CONFIRMED FINANCIAL GUIDANCE TARGETS FOR 2019, AS PROVIDED ON FEBRUARY 7, 2019.  Full Article

Unifor And Bell Canada Agree To Reverse Layoffs Of Bell Technicians
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 

May 1 (Reuters) - Unifor::UNIFOR - UNIFOR AND BELL CANADA HAVE REACHED AN AGREEMENT TO REVERSE LAYOFFS OF BELL TECHNICIANS.UNIFOR - UNION, BELL CANADA AGREED TO RECALL OF ALL 76 EMPLOYEES WHO RECEIVED SURPLUS NOTICE ON APRIL 18 TO RETURN TO WORK ON MAY 6.UNIFOR - UNIFOR AND BELL CANADA ALSO AGREED TO THE OFFER OF A LIMITED RETIREMENT INCENTIVE OFFER TO CRAFT AND SERVICES EMPLOYEES.  Full Article

BCE Says Co Does Not Use Huawei's Network In Its Core; Has Not Selected Co's 5G Vendor Yet - CEO, Conf. Call
Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 

Feb 7 (Reuters) - Bce Inc ::CO DOES NOT USE HUAWEI'S NETWORK IN ITS CORE; HAS NOT SELECTED CO'S 5G VENDOR YET - CEO, CONF. CALL.IF CO CHOOSES ANOTHER VENDOR OR IF HUAWEI IS BANNED, THERE WILL BE NO IMPACT ON CAPEX PROGRAM OUTLOOK - CEO, CONF. CALL.  Full Article

Bell Awarded SuperNet Contract By Government Of Alberta
Tuesday, 3 Jul 2018 

July 3 (Reuters) - BCE Inc ::BELL AWARDED SUPERNET CONTRACT BY THE GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA.BCE INC - BEEN AWARDED A MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT TO OPERATE ALBERTA SUPERNET.BCE INC - ALSO ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE AXIA NETMEDIA CORPORATION.BCE INC - TERMS OF TRANSACTION WILL NOT BE DISCLOSED.  Full Article

Unifor Members At Bell Canada Clerical Division Ratify 4-Year Agreement
Thursday, 8 Mar 2018 

March 7 (Reuters) - Unifor::UNIFOR - UNIFOR MEMBERS WORKING AT BELL CANADA CLERICAL DIVISION RATIFIED A FOUR-YEAR COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Full Article

Canada's Trudeau vows to cut cellphone bills, says he is ready to force firms to act

BRAMPTON, Ontario, Sept 22 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised on Sunday to reduce cellphone bills by 25% if his Liberals are re-elected next month and warned major providers he could force them to take action.