BCE Inc. (
- Canada's largest communications service provider and the
holding company of Bell Canada - launched CBC and Radio-Canada TV
contents on Bell Mobile TV in order to boost its mobile TV
Both the new contents coupled with the recently launched CBC
News Network and RDI news programs are available on-demand, thus
expanding its program portfolio.
Viewers can watch both the newly launched CBC and Radio-Canada
TV programs in English and French, thereby targeting diverse
culture in the country.
Presently, Bell's mobile TV service offers 30 channels to its
customers with a subscription plan of $5 per month that allows
users to access channels for 10 hours daily.
Bell Mobile TV service, which belongs to the company's Bell
Media segment, is performing better than expected with the rapid
growth in video usage and media advertising demand.
Going forward, Bell Media is poised to benefit from rate hikes
for the sports specialty channels and new agreements with the
major players. In a bid to expand in the media business, the
company plans to acquire Montreal-based Astral Media.
In the last quarter, Bell Media generated revenues of $596.1
million, up 2.2% year over year. The growth is attributed to
strong advertising and high subscriber revenues from specialty
sports and non-sports TV channels.
Shaw Communications Inc.
), which has a strong market presence in Canada and also belongs
to the same industry, has already reported solid financial
results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013, handily beating
the Zacks Consensus Estimates.
Rogers Communications Inc.
TELUS Corporation (
, which primarily operates in Canada, will report first and
second quarter financial results on Apr 22 and Feb 8,
Currently, BCE Inc. has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
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