Bell MTS launches fastest Internet in Manitoba with three gigabit speeds on the province's growing fibre network

Oct 31, 2023

  • Bell MTS pure fibre Internet now has download speeds of three Gbps and upload speeds of three Gbps
  • New Giga Hub with Wi-Fi 6E now available, enabling faster speeds for connected devices shared in the home
  • Bell MTS the first Internet service provider to launch Wi-Fi 6E pods in Manitoba

WINNIPEG, MB, Oct. 31, 2023 /CNW/ - Bell MTS today announced the launch of the fastest Internet in Manitoba with symmetrical download and upload speeds of three Gbps (gigabits per second) now available on the province's growing fibre network. Bell MTS Gigabit Fibe 3.0 customers can now enjoy lightning-fast connectivity with the new Giga Hub and exclusive Wi-Fi 6E pods available in the province, the latest and fastest Wi-Fi technology with wall-to-wall coverage.

"Today marks an important connectivity milestone for Bell MTS, as we bring more advanced technologies and services offered by Bell in other regions across the country to Manitoba. As we continue growing our fibre network in communities large and small throughout the province, we are thrilled that Manitobans will now have access to the latest and fastest fibre Internet solutions to enhance the way they learn, work, and play in a rapidly evolving digital world."

-       Paul Norris, VP, Consumer Sales & Vice Chair of Bell MTS and Western Canada

Giga Hub is the next generation modem for Bell MTS's Gigabit Fibe 3.0 service. Giga Hub works together with Bell MTS Wi-Fi pods to create a seamless, powerful Wi-Fi network that covers every room in a customer's home. Bell MTS is also the first Internet service provider to offer Wi-Fi 6E pods in Manitoba, bringing wall-to-wall coverage with gigabit speeds to ensure an entire household can be surfing, streaming, gaming, and more, all at the same time.

Unlimited pure fibre Internet providing three gigabits per second is now available in eligible areas of Manitoba. This latest boost in Internet speeds is enabled by Bell MTS's accelerated network expansion program, bringing all-fibre connections to more than 30 communities throughout Manitoba. For more details about availability and pricing, please visit BellMTS.ca.

Quick facts
  • Bell MTS Gigabit Fibe 3.0 now available in Manitoba with symmetrical download and upload speeds of 3 Gbps
  • Bell MTS Gigabit Fibe 3.0 download speed is two times faster than before with upload speeds 20 times faster than any other major Winnipeg Internet service provider
  • Bell MTS the first Internet service provider to launch Wi-Fi 6E pods in Manitoba
About Bell MTS

Bell MTS is part of BCE, Canada's largest communications company,1 providing advanced broadband wireless, Internet, TV, media and business communications services throughout Manitoba. To learn more, please visit BellMTS.ca or BCE.ca.

Through Bell for Better, we are investing to create a better today and a better tomorrow by supporting the social and economic prosperity of our communities. This includes the Bell Let's Talk initiative, which promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns like Bell Let's Talk Day and significant Bell funding of community care and access, research and workplace leadership initiatives throughout the country. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.

1 Based on total revenue and total combined customer connections.

Media inquiries:

Bell MTS
Morgan Shipley
morgan.shipley@bellmts.ca

Investor inquiries
Richard Bengian
richard.bengian@bell.ca

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 a regulatory environment that does not negatively impact these network deployment plans. However, there can be no certainty that the required equipment, labour and sources of capital will be available, or that these network deployment plans will not be negatively impacted by our evolving regulatory environment, 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, BCE's 2023 First Quarter and Second Quarter MD&As dated May 3, 2023 and August 2, 2023, respectively, and BCE's news release dated August 3, 2023 announcing its financial results for the second quarter of 2023, filed by BCE with the Canadian provincial securities regulatory authorities (available at Sedarplus.ca) and with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (available at SEC.gov). These documents are also available at BCE.ca.

SOURCE Bell Canada