Bell Canada

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BCE Inc.

legal form Corporation
ISIN CA05534B7604
founding 1877
Seat Montreal , Canada
management George Cope ( CEO )
Number of employees 48,090
sales 21.7 billion CAD
15.351 billion EUR
Branch telecommunications
As of December 31, 2016

BCE Inc. (formerly Bell Canada Enterprises ) is a Canadian company based in Montreal , Québec that provides telecommunications services. It is listed in the S & P / TSX 60 share index. Today the company employs around 48,000 people.


In 1877, Alexander Graham Bell took over 75% of his father's patents and rights. As a result, Alexander Graham Bell decided to start a telecommunications company in Canada with his best friend, the Reverend Thomas Henderson. The company was one of the largest suppliers in Canada.

Subsidiary (selection)


The services that the company offers include:

  • Bell Home Phone / Bell Téléphonie : landline telephone connections also VoIP.
  • Bell Mobility / Bell Mobilité : Bell Mobility operates a cellular network in all provinces.
  • Bell TV / Bell Télé : (Bell ExpressVu) offers satellite TV and PayTV with more than 500 channels.
  • Bell Internet : offers DSL Internet access with a speed between 500 Kbit / s to 25 Mbit / s.
  • Bell Media : With Bell Media, Bell Canada operates around 35 radio stations and around 50 television stations. Bell Media emerged from the acquisition of CTV Globemedia.

See also

Web links

Commons : Bell Canada  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Governance Committee Member - George Cope . bce.approx. Retrieved June 2, 2012. Bell Canada press release July 11, 2008. Retrieved January 1, 2012
  2. a b BCE Inc. 2016 Form 40-F Report , accessed April 16, 2017
  3. Converted at the rate on the balance sheet date, December 31, 2016