Bell 5G+ expands to Manitoba offering Manitobans the fastest mobile technology ever on Canada's best 5G network
- Bell 5G+ service is now available in East St. Paul, Headingley, St. Andrews and Winnipeg
- With 5G+, the country's fastest mobile technology yet, Manitobans can expect a superior mobile experience, including faster speeds and more responsiveness
- Bell ranked fastest 5G network in Manitoba, according to PCMag's 2022 Fastest Mobile Networks Canada report
WINNIPEG, MB, April 25, 2023 /CNW/ - Bell today announced the availability of 5G+ service in Manitoba, offering customers the country's fastest mobile technology yet on Manitoba's top-ranked 5G wireless network. Available in East St. Paul, Headingley, St. Andrews and Winnipeg, Bell 5G+ is expected to be faster and more responsive, allowing for a superior mobile experience.
Bell began deploying 3500 MHz wireless spectrum in the summer of 2022, introducing 5G+ service to areas across Ontario, Atlantic Canada and Western Canada. With today's expansion to Manitoba, Bell now offers 5G+ coverage to more than 40% of the Canadian population, including the availability of peak theoretical download speeds of 3 Gbps in select markets.
"I'm thrilled to offer our Bell customers in Manitoba access to the latest and most advanced mobile technology available today. With 5G+, we are paving the way for the future of connectivity, empowering businesses, enhancing consumer experiences and unlocking new possibilities. This milestone, coupled with our ongoing broadband investments in the region, represents our commitment to innovation and delivering world-class network and communication services to our valued customers in Manitoba."
- Paul Norris, VP, Consumer Sales & Vice Chair of Bell MTS and Western Canada
5G customers with a compatible 5G+ device and rate plan, and who are inside Manitoba's 5G+ coverage areas, can immediately take advantage of Bell 5G+ speeds. Those outside of the coverage areas can continue to enjoy 5G, LTE and 4G on Canada's best network.
For more details about 5G+, including coverage, pricing, availability and compatible devices, please visit Bell.ca/network.
Connecting Manitobans to new economic opportunities
Earlier this month, Bell MTS announced plans to connect more Manitobans to new economic opportunities with a continued commitment to broadband investment in communities large and small across the province. Fully funded by Bell, this rural broadband expansion program will bring all-fibre connections to East St. Paul, Gimli, Headingley, Ste. Anne, Teulon, and West St. Paul, providing fast and high-capacity 100% fibre connections with Internet download speeds of up to 1.5 Gbps and access to leading Bell MTS services such as Fibe TV. Surpassing $1.3 billion in capital expenditures since 2017 to bring high quality connections to more Manitobans, Bell MTS has been executing the accelerated rollout of its broadband fibre, 5G, and Wireless Home Internet networks.
- Bell 5G+ offers Manitobans the fastest mobile technology ever
- Bell 5G+ is expanding to Manitoba; to be available in East St. Paul, Headingley, St. Andrews and Winnipeg
- Bell now covers over 40% of the Canadian population with 5G+, including the availability of peak theoretical download speeds of 3 Gbps in select markets
- Manitobans outside of the 5G+ coverage areas can enjoy 5G service on Canada's best 5G network; Bell 5G covers over 70% of Manitoba's population
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing advanced broadband wireless, TV, Internet, media and business communication services throughout the country. Founded in Montréal in 1880, Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca or BCE.ca.
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Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements made in this news release are forward-looking statements, including statements relating to our network deployment plans and anticipated capital expenditures as well as the benefits expected to result therefrom, our business outlook, objectives, plans and strategic priorities, and other statements that are not historical facts. All such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of applicable Canadian securities laws and of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties and are based on several assumptions which give rise to the possibility that actual results or events could differ materially from our expectations. These statements are not guarantees of future performance or events, and we caution you against relying on any of these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release describe our expectations at the date of this news release and, accordingly, are subject to change after such date. Except as may be required by applicable securities laws, we do not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements contained in this news release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Our network deployment plans and anticipated capital expenditures and the benefits expected to result therefrom are subject to risks and, accordingly, there can be no assurance that our network deployment plans will be completed, that our anticipated capital expenditures will be made or that the benefits expected to result therefrom will be realized. The completion of our network deployment plans assumes, among others, the availability of sufficient equipment, labour and capital, and the value of our planned capital expenditures assumes our ability to access or generate the necessary sources of capital. However, there can be no certainty that the required equipment, labour and sources of capital will be available with the result that our actual network deployments and capital expenditures could materially differ from current expectations. For additional information on assumptions and risks underlying certain of our forward-looking statements made in this news release, please consult BCE Inc.'s (BCE) 2022 Annual MD&A dated March 2, 2023, and BCE's news release dated February 2, 2023 announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2022, filed by BCE with the Canadian provincial securities regulatory authorities (available at Sedar.com) and with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (available at SEC.gov). These documents are also available at BCE.ca.
SOURCE Bell Canada