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Company Overview of Bell Aliant Inc.

Company Overview

Bell Aliant Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides regional telecommunications services to residential and business customers in Atlantic Canada, Ontario, and Quebec. The company offers communication, information, and entertainment services, including voice, TV, Internet, data, video, wireless, value-added business solutions, and home security. It also provides local and long distance, and other services, as well as network access, license, hosting, and maintenance services; and sells equipment. In addition, the company offers FibreOP, a fibre-to-the-home network service through Internet and television; and is involved in the rental of telephone sets. Bell Aliant Inc. is headquartered in H...

7 South Maritime Centre

1505 Barrington Street

Halifax, NS B3J 3K5


Key Executives for Bell Aliant Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 46
Chief Legal Officer
Age: 60
Senior Vice President of Customer Experience
Senior Vice President of Customer Solutions
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Bell Aliant Inc. Key Developments

Bell Aliant Inc. Expands FTTH Network in Kent County, New Brunswick

Bell Aliant Inc. has announced the expansion of its fibre-to-the-home, or FTTH, network to 4,177 homes and businesses in Kent County, New Brunswick, Canada. Customers in all three communities can pre-register now for installations later this fall. FibreOP is now available in almost every part of New Brunswick. FibreOP provides the fastest Internet and simply the best TV experience. FibreOP can easily handle multiple connected devices, large data files and streaming video with Internet download speeds of up to 250 Mbps, and upload speeds as high as 30 Mbps, and with a FibreOP bundle, customers save on the best of everything. FibreOP is available to more than 879,000 homes and businesses in 89 communities across Atlantic Canada, Ontario and Quebec. Bell Aliant is on target to reach one million premises passed by the end of 2014.

BCE Inc. and Bell Aliant Inc. Announce Retirement of Karen Sheriff as President and CEO, Effective Dec. 31, 2014

BCE Inc. and Bell Aliant Inc. announced that Bell Aliant President and CEO Karen Sheriff will retire from the BCE group on December 31, 2014. On September 22, BCE and Bell Aliant announced that BCE's privatization of Bell Aliant is expected to close on or about October 31. Upon close of the transaction, Bell Aliant will cease operating as a publicly traded company and be integrated into BCE's national operations.

Bell Aliant Inc. Announces Availability of Fiber Optic Network in Three Quebec Communities

Bell Aliant Inc. announced the availability of its fiber optic network in three Quebec communities: Alma, Saguenay including Chicoutimi and Jonquiere, and Victoriaville. Customers in Saint-Felicien will be able to purchase FibreOP in October. By the end of 2014, the additional communities of La Baie, Riviere-du-Loup, Roberval, and Thetford Mines will also be able to purchase FibreOP. The company FibreOP brings the very latest and only 100% fibre optic network technology directly to a customer's home. This connection delivers the fastest Internet service with download speeds of up to 250 Mbps, the best TV service in the market and fully loaded home phone service. Bell FibreOP TV delivers the best HD picture quality on TV - up to 1080p, Whole Home PVR can record four shows at the same time and store up to 150 hours of HD recordings, and an A la carte 15 package that includes 103 standard channels plus 15 channels of your choice with HD included. Customers can also choose to make their TV experience more social by using amazing apps designed for TV like Facebook and Twitter. The new Remote TV app lets customers turn their smartphone or tablet into a remote control. They can browse the TV guide, and record their favorite TV shows when they are on the go. FibreOP advantage is a direct fibre-to-the-home connection that offers the fastest Internet in the market with virtually limitless potential to increase speeds in the future. FibreOP is also HD Verified and offers social TV apps with its TV service including Facebook, Twitter, the Weather Network, Galaxie, TMN Go and the FibreOP Remote App.

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