Financial and operational highlights
- 2016 Annual Report
- MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
- REPORTS ON INTERNAL CONTROL
- CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
- NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
|FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS|
Leading network investments
drive Bell growth services
The enduring builder of Canadas 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)*|
|Total growth services||14.7||14.4||+2.0%|
|Local telephone services||6.3||6.7||-6.4%|
* Rounding in numbers may affect total figures presented.
BELLS ONGOING TRANSFORMATION: 20082016
Advanced networks have transformed Bell into Canadas 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.