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CRTC Issues New Legally Binding Decision
Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019 

April 10 (Reuters) - BCE Inc ::CRTC ISSUES NEW LEGALLY BINDING DECISION PREVENTING QUEBECOR FROM WITHHOLDING TVA SPORTS FROM BELL TV.CRTC ISSUED A LEGALLY BINDING DECISION CONFIRMING THAT QUEBECOR MUST CONTINUE TO MAKE ITS TVA SPORTS CHANNEL AVAILABLE TO BELL TV CUSTOMERS.FILED A REQUEST WITH CRTC TO RESOLVE DISPUTE BY WAY OF FINAL OFFER ARBITRATION.  Full Article

Bell To Complete Shutdown Of CDMA Wireless Network On April 30
Friday, 29 Mar 2019 

March 29 (Reuters) - BELL CANADA::BELL TO COMPLETE SHUTDOWN OF CDMA WIRELESS NETWORK ON APRIL 30.BELL CANADA - CUSTOMERS IN REMAINING CDMA COVERAGE AREAS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED THAT THEY WILL TRANSITION TO BELL LTE BY APRIL 30..  Full Article

BCE Reports 2018 Q4 And Full-Year Results
Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 

Feb 7 (Reuters) - BCE Inc ::BCE REPORTS 2018 Q4 AND FULL-YEAR RESULTS, ANNOUNCES 2019 FINANCIAL TARGETS - 5% DIVIDEND INCREASE TO $3.17 PER YEAR.SEES FY 2019 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE C$3.53 TO C$3.63 EXCLUDING ITEMS.Q4 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE C$0.89 EXCLUDING ITEMS.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE C$0.68.Q4 REVENUE C$6.215 BILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF C$6.17 BILLION.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE C$0.86 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.SEES 2019 REVENUE GROWTH BETWEEN 1% - 3%.WIRELESS POSTPAID AND PREPAID NET ADDITIONS TOTALLED 143,000 IN Q4.SEES 2019 ADJUSTED EPS BETWEEN $3.48 - $3.58.SEES 2019 ANNUALIZED COMMON DIVIDEND PER SHARE OF $3.17.SEES 2019 FREE CASH FLOW GROWTH BETWEEN 7% - 12%.FY2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW C$3.64 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.  Full Article

BCE Q3 Adjusted Earnings Per Share C$0.96
Thursday, 1 Nov 2018 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - BCE Inc ::BCE REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2018 RESULTS.Q3 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE C$0.96.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE C$0.90.Q3 REVENUE C$5.877 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW C$5.83 BILLION.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW C$0.93 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.COMPLETED NET REDUCTION IN MANAGEMENT WORKFORCE OF 4%, OR APPROXIMATELY 700 POSITIONS, IN PAST 120 DAYS.NET REDUCTION IN ITS MANAGEMENT WORKFORCE IS EXPECTED TO DELIVER ANNUALIZED CASH SAVINGS OF APPROXIMATELY $75 MILLION.IN Q3, BCE ADDED 177,834 NET NEW WIRELESS SUBSCRIBERS (INCLUDING 135,323 POSTPAID AND 42,511 PREPAID).CONFIRMED ITS FINANCIAL GUIDANCE TARGETS FOR 2018, WHICH WERE UPDATED ON MAY 3, 2018.  Full Article

BCE Reports Q2 EPS Of C$0.79
Thursday, 2 Aug 2018 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - BCE Inc ::BCE REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2018 RESULTS.Q2 REVENUE C$5.786 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW C$5.81 BILLION.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE C$0.86.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE C$0.79.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW C$0.88 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.QTRLY POSTPAID WIRELESS NET ADDITIONS UP 37.8% TO 122,092.CONFIRMED ITS FINANCIAL GUIDANCE TARGETS FOR 2018.  Full Article

Bell Canada Announces Offering Of Series US-1 Notes​
Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018 

March 26 (Reuters) - BCE Inc ::BELL CANADA ANNOUNCES OFFERING OF SERIES US-1 NOTES​.BCE INC SAYS ‍ PUBLIC OFFERING OF US $750 MILLION AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF 4.464% SERIES US-1 NOTES, DUE 2048​.BCE INC - ‍NOTES WERE PRICED AT US $100 PER US$100 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT FOR AN EFFECTIVE YIELD OF 4.464 PER CENT PER ANNUM AND WILL MATURE ON APRIL 1, 2048​.  Full Article

Bell Media Brings Starz To Canada
Tuesday, 23 Jan 2018 

Jan 23 (Reuters) - Lions Gate Entertainment Corp ::BELL MEDIA BRINGS STARZ TO CANADA.BELL MEDIA - ENTERED EXCLUSIVE, LONG-TERM ALLIANCE WITH LIONSGATE, LIONSGATE'S STARZ PREMIUM PAY TV PLATFORM TO BRING STARZ TO CANADA.BELL MEDIA - STARZ CONTENT WILL BE INTRODUCED ACROSS BELL MEDIA PLATFORMS, INCLUDING TMN ENCORE, CRAVETV.  Full Article

BCE Acquisition Of Alarmforce Set To Close Jan 5, 2018 With Thursday's Receipt Of Court Approval
Thursday, 21 Dec 2017 

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Alarmforce Industries Inc ::BCE ACQUISITION OF ALARMFORCE SET TO CLOSE JANUARY 5, 2018 WITH TODAY'S RECEIPT OF COURT APPROVAL.ALARMFORCE INDUSTRIES INC - ALARMFORCE AND BCE HAVE AGREED ARRANGEMENT WILL BE COMPLETED ON JANUARY 5, 2018.  Full Article

AlarmForce and BCE update terms of arrangement to facilitate transfer of shares
Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 

Nov 14 (Reuters) - AlarmForce Industries Inc :AlarmForce and BCE update terms of arrangement to facilitate transfer of shares through a Holdco alternative.AlarmForce Industries- ‍under terms of amended agreement, BCE to allow each alarmforce shareholder to elect to form a new wholly-owned unit.AlarmForce Industries- under Holdco alternative, Holdco shares to be sold for same consideration as would be received on direct sale of co's shares​.  Full Article

Alarmforce to be acquired by BCE
Monday, 6 Nov 2017 

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Alarmforce Industries Inc ::Alarmforce to be acquired by BCE.Alarmforce Industries - ‍board has unanimously approved deal for co to be acquired by BCE Inc & recommends that co's shareholders vote in favour of deal.Alarmforce Industries - ‍deal also provides for payment by co of a termination fee of $5.0 million or expense reimbursement in certain circumstances​.  Full Article

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