Bell Canada - a wholly owned subsidiary of
) - unveiled its latest Internet security offering - McAfee
Security. This security software is compatible with both Windows
and Mac and enables Internet users to stay protected from virus,
spyware and malware.
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With social networking sites, Internet businesses, online
entertainment and shopping gaining popularity, the risk of
falling prey to cyber thefts and frauds have increased. This
newest offering from Bell is a protective belt against online
crime while customers remain connected.
Subscribers, currently, using Bell Internet will be automatically
reassigned to 1 of 3 McAfee Security from Bell tiers: Good,
Better or Best. The Good package will be supplemented with McAfee
Security for no extra cost, while the other customers under
enhanced security services will be transferred to their
respective Better and Best security packs.
Apart from high-value Internet security, each package tenders
additional features like SiteAdvisor, smartphone and tablet
protection (BlackBerry and Android) along with encrypted storage.
Novel facets such as parental monitoring over social networks,
program blocking and site content filtering are also included.
Canada's leading communications service provider BCE Inc.
operates through four segments: Bell Wireline, Bell Wireless,
Bell Media and Bell Aliant. We believe that the company is well
positioned owing to its robust wireless business model, improving
wireline operations and expanding activities in the media sector.
The company's focus on investing in broadband networks and
rendering better services, supported by a competitive cost
structure, is expected to deliver positive results in the coming
Despite these positives, we remain on the sidelines as failure on
the company's part to achieve its set goals will affect its
revenues and earnings. Moreover, stiff competition from other
national carriers and continued decline in network access
services keep us cautious on the stock.