Articles Tagged ‘BCE’

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Crave growth drives good results for Bell Media

Although TV ad revenue was down due in part to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the telco and media giant boasted a strong performance in various segments.

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George Cope set to retire from Bell

The longtime CEO is retiring in January 2020 and will leave the company in the hands of current COO Mirko Bibic.

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TV advertising strong, but media still flat for Bell in Q1

While radio advertising was down, there were significant upticks in specialty viewership and year-over-year growth in TV advertising.

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Bell Media rebrands TMN, launches tiered OTT service

The company reveals a major overhaul of its pay TV and OTT strategy, opening access to programming previously restricted to linear subscribers.

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People Moves: Cue Digital, BCE and more

Vancouver digital agency Noise has also promoted from within.

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Ad revenue, viewers continue to decline for Bell Media

Parent company BCE saw traction with its Alt TV product, targeting condo-dwellers and cord-nevers.

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Ad revenues decline, but subscribers up for Bell Media in Q1

Bell Media’s operating revenues dipped slightly to $749 million in Q1 as overall growth in subscriber revenues offset declines in the ad market.

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Cord cutting slows for Shaw, but not for most competitors

Telus saw subscriber gains for the year, and Boon Dog’s latest study shows a 20% overall drop in cord-cutting. But most cable providers still saw increased customer losses.

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Bell Media revenues down 1.3% in Q4

Ad dollars declined 4.4% in the last three months of the year.

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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.