Articles Tagged ‘BCE’

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Bell Media revenue stable in Q3, but TV still a challenge

CEO George Cope said there is more work for Bell to do to maximize ad dollars through strategic placement.

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Bell offers up new solution, asks CRTC to reverse simsub ban

Accompanying the application was a Bell Media-commissioned report arguing the decision has already cost the Canadian economy an estimated $158 million.

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New OTT product coming from BCE

The new offering was announced on Bell’s Q1 call, where it revealed the financial impact of the simsub rule changes.

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Bell Media revenue up in Q4

OOH gains and subscriber jumps on TMN made up for declines in TV and a soft radio market.

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Bell Media sees growth in Q3

Subscriber revenues were up 14.6%, largely as a result of CraveTV growth and the expansion of TMN.

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BDUs defend skinny basic implementation in CRTC hearing

Videotron, Rogers, Shaw and BCE’s introduction of basic channel packages and flexible pricing options went under the microscope in Gatineau, QC.

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ICYMI: Layoffs at Vancouver magazines, ad blocking to rise in the U.S.

In case you missed it: High-level layoffs at Western Living and Vancouver Magazine, ad blocking is set to jump in the U.S. and WPP’s Sorrell on the impact of Brexit.

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BCE to acquire Manitoba Telecom Services

The company has expanded its Western Canada footprint and has announced a $1 billion investment plan to grow Manitoba’s network.

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Bell Media grows revenue in Q1

Advertising revenue was down on TV and radio, but grew in OOH.

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Bell Media reports higher ad revenue in Q4

Election spots, conventional TV and new Astral OOH contracts drove growth at the company.

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How much is local TV worth?

CRTC hearings into the fate of local TV see new funding models on the table.

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ICYMI: Virool’s new addition, Let’s Talk sees Twitter surge

In case you missed it: Virool launches new optimization engine, GoPro renews its hockey partnership and Twitter Canada hires a Moments lead.

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BCE pitches new local news fund at CRTC hearing

The hearing on local and community programming kicked off Monday and will run until Feb. 3.

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Bell Media job cuts continue

A memo from president Mary Ann Turcke says announcements will be made on a “building-by-building” basis through the rest of the month.

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Bell Media to cut 380 jobs in Montreal, Toronto

The latest cuts will be across departments and will come at the start of next year in the two major markets.