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Financial and operational highlights

FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Leading network investments
drive Bell growth services

The enduring builder of Canada’s communications infrastructure since 1880, Bell is now investing in the next generation of high-capacity broadband networks that power the growth services of today: wireless, Internet, TV and media.

 

 

BCE SUBSCRIBERS (MILLIONS)*      
  2016 2015 Growth
Wireless 8.5 8.2 +2.7%
High-speed Internet 3.5 3.4 +1.9%
Television 2.7 2.7 +0.2%
Total growth services 14.7 14.4 +2.0%
Local telephone services 6.3 6.7 -6.4%
Total subscribers 20.9 21.1 -0.7%

 

 

 

* Rounding in numbers may affect total figures presented.

 

BELL’S ONGOING TRANSFORMATION: 2008–2016

Advanced networks have transformed Bell into Canada’s broadband communications leader, now setting the pace in wireless, Internet, TV and media growth. Together, these high-demand growth services accounted for 82% of Bell revenue in 2016, up from 81% a year earlier and just 64% in 2008.

 

 

 

 

For more information, please refer to section 7 of the MD&A – Selected Annual and Quarterly information, pp. 85 to 89.

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